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Explications, from Fourberies des Femmes, published in Le Charivari, July 11, 1837, plate 12

Series/Portfolio:
Fourberies de Femmes
Artist:
Paul Gavarni [Chevalier] (French, Paris 1804–1866 Paris)
Printer:
Caboche, Gregoire et Cie
Publisher:
Caboche, Gregoire et Cie
Date:
July 11, 1837
Medium:
Lithograph; second state of two (Armelhault & Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 x 9 5/8 in. (33 x 24.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael G. Wilson, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.1137.20(12)
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: Fourberies de Femmes.
At upper right: No. 12.
At lower left: 68. (in reverse)
At bottom center: EXPLICATIONS
At bottom center: –Mais écoutez donc ce que vous avez écrit! "...mon Gustave je.......v / –eh! bien oui, Monsieur, eh bien oui! est-ce ma faute si vous ne comprenz pas tout ce qu'il y a d'amour pour vous / dans ce billet écrit á un autre! Vous m'avez fait tant de chagrin: j'étais folle! je me serais noyée......je me suis jetée au cou / du premier venu........ ô mon dieu! et il ose dire que je ne l'aime pas!
At bottom center: Lith Caboche Grégoire C.ie pass Saulnier, 19.

Marking: On verso at left center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at lower left: A. Maroni Collector's stamp
Albert Maroni; Donor: Michael G. Wilson
Armelhault & Bocher 434.1739 ii/ii
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