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Print, L'Ouye (Hearing) from the series Les Cinq Senses (The Five Senses), 1720–1770

This is a print. It was created by François Boucher and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated 1720–1770 and we acquired it in 1924. Its medium is etching and engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

35.4 × 25.6 cm (13 15/16 × 10 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In graphite, top center: L'ouye Printed lower left: F. Boucher in. Printed lower right: A Paris chez Huquier rue St. Jacque C.P.R.

Cite this object as

Print, L'Ouye (Hearing) from the series Les Cinq Senses (The Five Senses), 1720–1770; François Boucher (French, 1703–1770); France; etching and engraving on paper; 35.4 × 25.6 cm (13 15/16 × 10 1/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1924-15-135

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Huguenot Legacy: English Silver, 1680-1760 from the Alan & Simone Hartman Collection.

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