FESSARD, Etienne
(b. 1714, Paris, d. 1777, Paris)


c. 1740
National Gallery of Art, Washington

Etienne Fessard was a French reproductive engraver. The Autumn was engraved after a painting from the series Four Seasons by Watteau for a compendium of prints after Watteau: L'oeuvre d'Antoine Watteau (volume I). The painting has been lost for more than two centuries.

The other parts of the series was also engraved: the Spring by Louis Desplaces; the Summer by Marie-Jeanne Renard Dubos; and the Winter by Jean Audran.