The Motherly Reprimand

Jean-Baptiste Greuze

French, 1725–1805

The Motherly Reprimand

c. 1760

Pen and brush and gray ink and gray wash and touches of light brown wash on squared paper

Overall: 18 x 13 1/2 in. (45.7 x 34.3 cm)

Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1936




Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.