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L'Aveu difficile (The Difficult Confession)

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Jean-Francois Janinet; Niclas Lafrensen, the younger, L'Aveu difficile (The Difficult Confession), 1787, roulette, mattoir, and etching on paper, Museum Purchase: Funds provided by Friends of the Gilkey Center, public domain, 2007.76.2

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Title

L'Aveu difficile (The Difficult Confession)

Artist

Jean-Francois Janinet (French, 1752 - 1814)

after Niclas Lafrensen (Swedish, active France, 1737-1807)

Related People

original artist: Niclas Lafrensen (Swedish, active France, 1737-1807)

Date

1787

Medium

roulette, mattoir, and etching on paper

Dimensions (H x W x D)

plate: 14 1/4 in x 11 1/4 in; sheet: 19 3/8 in x 14 3/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

watermark: (Two rows of letters including "DL" in the bottom row surrounded by indecipherable design

inscription: "GC [?] marge style ancien tien [illegible] rec[illegible], graphite, verso, l.r.

inscription: 40 1/9 G [?] 41/9 verso [?], graphite, verso, l.l.

inscription: A Paris chez Janinet, rue Haute-Feuille, Q er. St. Andre des Arts, no 5. / Et chez esnauts et Rapilly, ru St. Jacques, No 259, in the plate, below the image, l.c.

inscription: L'AVEU DIFFICILE, in the plate, below the image, l.c.

inscription: Lavrince del., in the plate, below the image, l.l.

signature: F. Janinet sculp. 1787, in the plate, below the image, l.r.

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Object Type

intaglio print

Culture

French

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Funds provided by Friends of the Gilkey Center

Accession Number

2007.76.2

Copyright

public domain

Terms

etching

hats

intaglio printing

intaglio prints

mattoirs

paper

roulettes

Description

After Niclas Lafrensen, the younger (Swedish, 1737-1807, active France).

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