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The Monkey and the Cat, from the Fables of La Fontaine

Artist:
Félix Bracquemond (French, Paris 1833–1914 Sèvres)
Artist:
After Gustave Moreau (French, Paris 1826–1898 Paris)
Author:
Written by Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Publisher:
Published by Boussod, Valadon and Co. (Paris)
Date:
1886
Medium:
Etching; fifth and final state
Dimensions:
plate: 17 5/16 x 11 13/16 in. (44 x 30 cm) plate: 15 1/2 x 10 13/16 in. (39.3 x 27.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
63.625.16(1)
Not on view
After Gustave Moreau

Signature: lower right, below platemark, in graphite: Bracquemond

Inscription: along top of image: October 1st, 1886, London, Published by Boussod Valadon & Co. successors to Goupil & Co, 116 & 117 New Bond Street W, and 9 rue Chaptal Paris, Copyright registered.

Marking: collector's stamp, recto, lower right, à sec: JJ (not in Lugt)
Vendor: Paul Prouté, Paris
Béraldi 795 v/v; BN III. 386.419
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