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Print, The Kiss, 18th century

This is a Print. It was designed by François Boucher and print maker: Gilles Demarteau. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is crayon manner etching and engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

20 × 24.3 cm (7 7/8 × 9 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, lower left: "Boucher del."; in center: "A Paris chez Demarteau Graveur rue de la Pelterie à la cloche"; lower right: "No 568 Demarteau disex."

Cite this object as

Print, The Kiss, 18th century; Designed by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770); crayon manner etching and engraving on paper; 20 × 24.3 cm (7 7/8 × 9 9/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-289

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