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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.15
People
Géraud Vidal, French (Toulouse 1742 - 1801 Paris)
After Françoise Cotibert, French (London)
Title
The French Cook
Other Titles
Original Language Title: La cuisiniere Françoise
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1785
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/354795
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching and aquatint on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions
sheet: 20.4 × 27.2 cm (8 1/16 × 10 11/16 in.)
image: 19 × 25.5 cm (7 1/2 × 10 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: bottom left, in plate: Cottibert pinxit.
  • inscription: bottom right, in plate: Vidal sculpsit.
  • inscription: bottom center, in plate: LA CUISINIERE FRANÇOISE / Tiré du Cabinet de Monsieur Felix de Nogaret Bibliothecaire de Madame Comtesse d'Artoia. / A Paris chez l'Auteur, rue des Noyers No. 29.
  • inscription: verso, bottom right, graphite: Mu [illeg.] 5/ 325
Provenance
[Art Trade]; to [Emanuel von Baeyer, London, c. 1996], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2016.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Acquisition Fund for Prints
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.15
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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