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La Gouvernante
La Gouvernante
Date:
1739
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
37.3 x 26.6 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1961.52.2
Acquisition Date:
1961-04-14
Credit Line:

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Pollack

Governess gently and firmly disciplines her charge, an embarrassed young man holding books and standing in front of a game table with open drawer. Perhaps he was playing games instead of studying? On the floor: racquet, feathered birdie, playing cards.