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Ah! prenez pitié de l'état cruel où me laisse mon attachement pour vous!, from La Boîte aux Lettres, published in Le Charivari, November 7, 1837, plate 14

Series/Portfolio:
La Boîte aux Lettres
Artist:
Paul Gavarni [Chevalier] (French, Paris 1804–1866 Paris)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
November 7, 1837
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 x 9 5/8 in. (33 x 24.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael G. Wilson, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.1174.39
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: LA BOITE AUX LETTRES
At upper right: No. 14.
At lower left: 104. (in reverse)
At lower left: Chez Aubert gal Véro-Dodat
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert et C.ie

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at lower left: A. Maroni collector's stamp
On recto at bottom center in ink (inscription): Ah! prenez pitié de l'état curel où me laisse mon attachement / pour vous! Emile! Emile! un mot, un seul mot que / j'attends en comptant les minutes et dans une anxiété / qui (sic) me serait impossible de vous peindre. Je me / meurs d'inquétude.
Albert Maroni; Donor: Michael G. Wilson
Armelhault & Bocher 90.349
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