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The Strike of the Cat's Paw, or The Pains That Love Causes Us

Jean Prud'hon (French, born 1778)
After Pierre Paul Prud'hon (French, Cluny 1758–1823 Paris)
Etching with stipple and line engraving; second state of two
image: 15 9/16 x 11 1/4 in. (39.5 x 28.5 cm) sheet: 20 1/4 x 14 9/16 in. (51.5 x 37 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent, 1924
Accession Number:
Not on view
Le Coup de Patte du Chat, ou Les Peines Que L'Amour Nous Cause

Inscription: Below image, on left: "Peint par Prud'hon père"; on right: "Gravé par Prud'hon fils"
Below signatures: "A Paris chez Pome Jne. et Cie, rue du Temple 45"
Lower right: "Déposé à la Bibliothèque Impériale."
Georgiana W. Sargent; Donor: Georgiana W. Sargent
Goncourt 147.63; Laveissière 134.85
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