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Watch Your Rear ! ! ! !

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Printer:
Printed by Charles Motte (French, 1785–1836)
Date:
1822
Medium:
Lithograph; only state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/16 x 9 7/8 in. (31.2 x 25.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.512.12
Not on view
Gare derrière ! ! ! !

Inscription: Lettered in stone lower left: 'Lithog. de C. Motte', lower center: 'Gare derrière!!!', lower right: 'Miroir (Journal)'
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012.

Delteil 38; Delteil/Strauber 38
Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 97.

Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 58.

Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 38, np.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 38, p. 94.

Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Exh. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, Entry by Nadine Orenstein, cat. no. 138, p. 177, ill.



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