Printed cotton

French
19th century


Dimensions

53.6 x 81.2 cm (21 1/8 x 31 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.943

Medium or Technique

Cotton printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

“Buguet, D. SC.” Copper plate engraving, printed with violet. La Fontaine’s fables. In the middle La Fontaine is seated under a tree with a pen and paper in his hands; underneath is printed J D H LA FONTAINE “La Laitère et le pot au lait”, “La fortune et le jeune enfant”, “La clochette”, “Le lion et le moncheron”, “Les deux pigeons”.

Provenance

Purchased of F. H. Bigelow

Credit Line

Museum purchase