Rectangular piece: "Melide et sa Mère"
Object Place: France
38.2 x 90.8 cm (15 1/16 x 35 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Copperplate engraving, printed in mauve on tabby-woven cotton ground. Two vignettes repeated on a shaded ground strewn with leafy sprigs: one shows a youth rowing, labelled “DEPART DU Pr NAVIGATEUR”, other showing a girl standing before an elderly woman, labelled “MELIDE ET SA MÈRE.” Faded; a few light brown stains. All edges cut.
Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Choate