Artist Pierre Filloeul, French, born 1696
Artist after Jean Siméon Chardin, French, 1699-1779
  • Dame prenant son thé
  • Woman Taking Her Tea (translated title)
Date mid-18th century
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Image: 9 7/8 × 11 3/4 inches (25.1 × 29.8 cm)
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 12 5/8 inches (26.7 × 32.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Hal H. Smith Fund
Accession Number 57.90
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamped, in brown, verso: J. Model (Lugt Supp. 1488a)
Goncourt Brothers;
1929, Kuhnen: Julius Model (Leipzig, Germany).
1957-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Grigaut, Paul L. Bulletin of the DIA 36, 3 (1957): 63-65.

You, Yao-Fen. “From Novelty to Necessity: The Europeanization of Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate.” In Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate: Consuming the World, ed. Yao-Fen You, Mimi Hellman, and Hope Saska. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 2016, pp. 29–31; 33 (ill.); 129, cat. 23.