Engraved by Tony Johannot (German, active 1813-1852) and others after works by Jean Michel Moreau, the Younger (French, 1741–1814) and Jean Frederic Schall (French, 1752-1825) and others. Based on the story by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (French, 1737-1814) Manufactured by Oberkampf Manufactory (French, 1760-1843) Jouy-en-Josas, France
Inscriptions: Domingue retouve Paul et Virginie Paul Prie sur la Tombe de Virginie Enfance de Paul et Virginie
51.1 × 84.8 cm (20 1/8 × 33 3/8 in.); Warp repeat: H.: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel R. Garber
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Art Institute of Chicago, Selected Textiles Acquisitions Since 1978, July 10-Oct. 10, 1982.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Engraved Imagery: Literary Subjects on Cloth, Feb. 22–May 14, 1995, brochure.
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