Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Des carottes!, from Les Petits Mordent, Masques et Visages, plate 8, bound in Oeuvres Nouvelles, vol. II

Series/Portfolio:
Les Petits Mordent, Masques et Visages
Artist:
Paul Gavarni [Chevalier] (French, Paris 1804–1866 Paris)
Printer:
Lemercier (Paris)
Publisher:
Librairie Nouvelle
Date:
1853
Medium:
Lithograph; second state of two (Armelhault & Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 x 10 7/16 in. (38.2 x 26.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edwin De Turck Bechtel, 1961
Accession Number:
61.538.1(2.18)
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: MASQUES ET VISAGES
At lower right: 53-127. (in reverse)
At bottom center: Par Gavarni.
At lower left: Librairie Nouvelle, 15 Boul.t des Italiens
At lower right: Imp. Lemercier, Paris
At bottom center: LES PETITS MORDENT / 8 / –Des carottes! Combien qu'y en a, des bourgeois, et des huppés, / qui ne vivent que de ça?

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Donor: Louise Seaman Bechtel (American, 1894–1985)
Armelhault & Bocher 376.1483 ii/ii
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