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Creation Date

Reprint (?) of 1774 original


Paris, France




Hand-colored engraving


With frame: 17 13/16 × 13 × 11/16 in. (45.2 × 33 × 1.7 cm)

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number



According to Professor Sarah Blick, this print was possibly purchased by Boris Blick from Stagecoach Antiques (now closed) in Akron, Ohio.

Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

Written in what has been egraved to look like a plaque below the scene, upper center: "A PROMENADE DU SOIR."; lower left, "Jeanes Beautés qui fuyez l'esclavage , . Vous pouvez écouter des propos séducteurs :"; parallel on lower right, "Mais d'un Bouquet n'acceptez point l'hommage , / Souvent l'Amour s'est caché dans le fleurs."

Beneath image, lower left: "I.H.E. inv.S.Freudeberg del."; lower right, "Ingouf junior Sculp, 1774"

Back of frame, lower center: "PICTURE FRAMING PICTURES / GARLOCK ART SHOP / OIL PAINTINGS CLEANED & RESTORED / Phone JE 5-9851 / 10 W. Market St. Akron 8, O." These words are bordered by fleurs-de-lis.

Creator Biography

François Robert Ingouf, French, 1747–1812 (engraver).

Sigmond Freudeberg, Swiss, 1745–1801 (drawer of original).


Outdoor garden scene of a man offering a woman a bouquet as her attendant and dog stand to the side. The wealthy couple is surrounded by blooming flowers and classical stone work.

According to the information provided for similar prints at the British Museum (1925,0114.9) and Art Institute Chicago (1926.950), this print is from the series Monument du Costume Physique et Moral de la fin du Dix-huitième siècle.