Wash manner etching and engraving printed in blue, red, yellow, and black inks
Sheet: 57 x 45 cm (22 7/16 x 17 11/16 in.); to borderline: 46.5 x 37.5 cm (18 5/16 x 14 3/4 in.)
Gift of the Print Club of Cleveland in honor of the museum's one-hundredth anniversary 2015.151
Catalogue raisonné: Portalis/Béraldi 3; Model/Springer p. 50, plate 20.
A young woman surprises her sweetheart, whom she has found reading love letters in a wooded park. The love-struck fellow carries a miniature portrait of her as a keepsake. Verdant foliage, a nearby brook, and a blooming rosebush signal fertility and the bounty of life. The nude female statue sitting on a pedestal seems to watch the playful lovers.
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