Line etching with mezzotint tone engraving on wove (velin) paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 31.1 x 26.1 cm. The image size is ca. 28.6 x 22.7 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 12.2 x 10.3 inch. The image size is ca. 11.3 x 8.9 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘L’ Heureuse Fecondite’, (‘The happy fecundity / fertility’) A man with a donkey looks into a kitchen filled with two women and many children. Published 1795 by F.P. Cook.. Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after Jean Honore Fragonard. After an engraving by Nicolas de Launay (French, Paris, 1739–1792) after Fragonard. Jean-Honore Fragonard (1732-1806) was a French painter and printmaker who worked in the late Rococo style.
Condition: Very good, given age. A small tear in the left margin (backed with paper. Small stains in the margins. A small (burn)hole just right of the image. Overall lightly creased paper. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE MASTER PRINT-FAMILY-DONKEY-KITCHEN-CHILDREN-FRAGONARD