Chalk-manner etching and engraving printed in black and white on blue paper
Support: Laid blue paper
Sheet: 35.8 x 41 cm (14 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.); Image: 28 x 33.6 cm (11 x 13 1/4 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 2001.47
Catalogue raisonné: Hérold 16
Bonnet’s print exemplifies the importance of copying and collecting works by master artists as well as the social value of the graphic arts in Parisian society. The inscription indicates Bonnet dedicated the print to Antoine de Sartine, Lieutenant General of Police under Louis XV. In 1766, the year prior to this print, Sartine became a State Councilor, one of the highest-ranking dignitaries of the French monarchy, and this print honors that prestigious appointment.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email email@example.com.