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Creator:
Print made by Johann Jacobus Haid, 1704–1767
Title:

La gouvernante

Additional Title(s):

Die Hofmeisterin

The Governess

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 5/8 x 13 inches (42.2 x 33 cm), Plate: 16 1/4 x 12 5/8 inches (41.3 x 32 cm), and Image: 14 15/16 x 12 9/16 inches (38 x 31.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "LA GOUVERNANTE. | Malgre le Minois Hipocrite | Et l'Air soumis de cet Enfant, | le gagerois qu'il premedite | De retourner a son Volant. | 1."; lower center: "No.4"; lower right: "DIE HOFMEISTERIN. | Dis heuchlerische Kind weist ein Gesicht zu machen | ob war ihm sein That wohl dissmal herzlich leyd: | indessen wette ich, es wird bald wider lachen, | es denckt schon in der still auf eine andre Freud. | Ioh. Iacob Haid excud. Aug. Vindel."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.952
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron | balls | boy | cap | child | dress | genre subject | governess | hat | knitting | lecture | maid | mess | nanny | rackets (sports equipment) | tambourine | toys | woman | wool
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22642
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