This print was executed after a painting with the same name by Jean-HonorÃ© Fragonard, which is already held in the collection.
La Fontaine d'Amour by Nicholas-François Regnault, 1785
Â© Wallace Collection
- Stipple and engraving on laid paper
- 59.7 Ã— 48.5cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £1,757)
- Acquired in:
- CG Boerner, New York
Regnault was one of the best 18th-century engravers in France and one of the first to use the stipple technique, of which this print is a very fine example.
John Winter; C.G. Boerner