L'Armoire by Jean-Honore Fragonard

A couple opening a wardrobe are furious to find their daughter's lover inside.

Details

Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
40 x 50 cm
Art Fund grant:
£83 ( Total: £83)
Acquired in:
1924

The young woman is crying on the left, while a nosey crowd is watching the scene on the right. This etching is a duplicate from the Albertina collection in Vienna, one of the largest and most important print rooms in the world.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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