A Reclining Shepherdess (La Bergère au coeur)

Engraving of a young woman reclining in nature.

Gilles Demarteau (Liège 1722–1776 Paris) after François Boucher
A Reclining Shepherdess (La Bergère au coeur), ca. 1756–76
Crayon-manner engraving in a warm red, thick printing ink on laid paper
17 × 21 9/16 in. (431.8 × 547.7 mm)
Promised Gift from the Collection of Elizabeth and Jean-Marie Eveillard
Photo Joseph Coscia Jr.


This print by Gilles Demarteau, which was made using the innovative technique of red chalk engraving, reproduces a composition by François Boucher.

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