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Good day, my Colonel! (Bonjour mon Colonel!), plate II from the suite Les Actrices, published in La Caricature provisoire, no. 28, May 12, 1839

Artist:
Paul Gavarni [Chevalier] (French, Paris 1804–1866 Paris)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
May 12, 1839
Medium:
Crayon and ink lithograph with scraping; second state of three
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 9 3/4 in. (35.6 x 24.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael G. Wilson, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.673.10
Not on view
Signature: Signed in plate, lower left, reversed: Gavarni

Inscription: Inscribed in plate, above image, left: Les Actrices
Inscribed in plate, above image, right: La Caricature Provisoire No. 28
Inscribed in plate, above image, right: 2.
Inscribed in plate, below image, center: Par Gavarni
Inscribed in plate, below image, right: Imp. d'Aubert et Cie
Inscribed in plate, below image, center: —Bonjour mon Colonel! comment nous trouvons nous ce matin du coup d'epée d'hier au soir? / —Mais pas mal, et toi mon auteur?

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 232ii/iii
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