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Creator:
Print made by Johann Jacobus Haid, 1704–1767
Title:
La music touchante
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 5/16 x 13 11/16 inches (49 x 34.8 cm), Plate: 15 15/16 x 10 3/8 inches (40.5 x 26.3 cm), and Image: 14 1/16 x 10 3/8 inches (35.7 x 26.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK 85"

Lettered, lower left: "La Music touchante. | La fourtune est quelque fois capricieuse! | quoiqu'a pour prix egales on appas, | l'une a du pain et l'aubre n'en a pas, | mais l'amitie plus sure et amoureuse."; lower right: "Die rührende Music. | Eskan der suBe Thon ein edles Herz ergozen, | und der beliebte schall in groB Vergnugen sezen: | Zumahl wan Schonheit auch nebst der Music charmirt, | so dan wird Aug und Herz zu gleicher zeit geruhrt. | J. Jac. Haid excude. Aug. Vind."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1435
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
children | dresses | emotions | genre subject | gesturing | girls | instruments | lute | mantles | music | musicians | playing | scarves (costume accessories) | smiling | triangles | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23288
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