Costume print from Musée des Familles

French (Paris)
About 1862

Object Place: Paris, France


27.3 x 20.16 cm (10 3/4 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching with hand-applied watercolor

Out on Loan

On display at Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Japan, June 10, 2017 – October 15, 2017


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Hand-colored etching from Musée des Familles. One woman and two girls in parlor: woman in green dress with whtie and purple hair piece, girl in center in white and purple dress, and girl on right in brown, white, and blue dress. Engraved by Barreau after Laure Noel. Printer: Grognet. Condition: Fair. Soiled, small tears at edges.


1990, from the Estate of Jane Peters Guild, Boston to the MFA. (Accession date: March 28, 1990)

Credit Line

Estate of Jane Peters Guild, Boston