The Village Festival

A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1773

Artist:

Jean Jacques de Boissieu
French, 1736-1810

About this artwork

De Boissieu’ s familiarity with Flemish and Dutch genre scenes is evident in this etching. In particular, the peasants are-shown with a simplicity characteristic of his admiration for the details of their daily life.

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Artist

Jean Jacques de Boissieu

Title

The Village Festival

Origin

France

Date

1773

Medium

Etching on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

260 × 350 mm (plate); 320 × 483 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

William McCallin McKee Memorial Endowment

Reference Number

1992.750

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