Dame prenant son thé, mid-18th century

  • Jean Siméon Chardin, French, 1699-1779
  • Pierre Filloeul, French, born 1696

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Image: 9 7/8 × 11 3/4 inches (25.1 × 29.8 cm) Sheet: 10 1/2 × 12 5/8 inches (26.7 × 32.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Hal H. Smith Fund

57.90

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Tea
  • Woman
  • Etching
  • Teapot

Goncourt Brothers; 1929, Kuhnen: Julius Model (Leipzig, Germany). 1957-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Grigaut, Paul L. Bulletin of the DIA 36, 3 (1957): 63-65. You, Yao-Fen. “From Novelty to Necessity: The Europeanization of Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate.” In Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate: Consuming the World, ed. Yao-Fen You, Mimi Hellman, and Hope Saska. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 2016, pp. 29–31; 33 (ill.); 129, cat. 23.

Pierre Filloeul; after Jean Siméon Chardin, Dame prenant son thé, mid-18th century, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Hal H. Smith Fund, 57.90.