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Farmer Requesting Permission to Marry a Nobleman's Daughter

A work made of graphite and pen and black ink, with touches of opaque, white watercolor on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of graphite and pen and black ink, with touches of opaque, white watercolor on cream laid paper.

Date:

1761

Artist:

Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin
French, 1724–1780

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin

Title

Farmer Requesting Permission to Marry a Nobleman's Daughter

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1761

Medium

Graphite and pen and black ink, with touches of opaque, white watercolor on cream laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, lower center, in pen and black ink: “Le Jardinier et son Seigneur (Sedaine) / Gabriel de St. ["t" in superscript] Aubin del. 1761”

Dimensions

12.5 × 7.9 cm (4 15/16 × 3 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Jeffrey E. Horvitz in honor of Suzanne Folds McCullagh

Reference Number

2023.2859

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