Part of a set. See all set records
Etching and engraving
Sheet: 38.5 x 27.8 cm (15 3/16 x 10 15/16 in.); Platemark: 36.5 x 26.5 cm (14 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.)
James Parmelee Fund 2008.111.2
Catalogue raisonné: Bocher nos. 406-407; Portalis and Beraldi, vol. II, part II, p. 442, no. 9
This print is a companion to another depicting a woman telling her lover to "At Least be Discreet," as he slips out of her boudoir. Together the two prints depict a couple saying farewell after a romantic rendezvous. Here, both the man and the cherub beneath him proudly display a plucked rose as a symbol of sexual triumph. Amusingly, the prints actually depict the artist and his wife, whimsically portraying the mores and fashion of French aristocratic society during the 18th century.
The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. 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.
All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.