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The Sign Painter (Le Peintre d'Enseignes)

Artist:
Ernest Meissonier (French, Lyons 1815–1891 Paris)
Date:
19th century
Medium:
Watercolor
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (24.1 x 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, 1887
Accession Number:
87.15.13
Not on view
Signature: Brush and brown wash, lower right: Meissonier 1872
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe; Donor: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings, Prints and Photographs: A Selection," July 25, 1989 - September 10, 1989.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nineteenth Century French Drawings and Prints," June 23, 1981–August 23, 1981.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 4, 2010–January 3, 2011.

M. O. Gréard Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier. Paris, 1897, pp. 427, 69, ill.



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