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Lord Protect a Christian Virgin! (Protegez Seigneur! une vierge chretienne.), plate VIII from the suite Les Actrices, published in La Caricature, October 27, 1839

Artist:
Paul Gavarni [Chevalier] (French, Paris 1804–1866 Paris)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Bauger et Cie (Paris)
Date:
October 27, 1839
Medium:
Crayon and ink lithograph with scraping; third and final state
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 5/8 x 10 3/16 in. (37.2 x 25.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael G. Wilson, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.673.2
Not on view
Signature: Signed in plate, lower right, reversed: Gavarni

Inscription: Inscribed in plate, above image, left: Les Actrices
Inscribed in plate, above image, right: 8.
Inscribed in plate, below image, center: Par Gavarni
Inscribed in plate, below image, left: Chez Bauger R. du Croissant 16.
Inscribed in plate, below image, right: Imp. d'Aubert et Cie
Inscribed in plate, below image, center: Protegez Seigneur! une vierge chretienne.

Marking: Collector's mark of Albert Maroni (Lugt 150b), recto, lower left in red ink
Michael G. Wilson; Albert Maroni; Donor: Michael G. Wilson
Armelhault and Bocher 238iii/iii
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