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L'dessus, b'en sûr! est p'us beau que l'dessous, mais c'est p'us cher, from Les Lorettes, published in Le Charivari, August 13, 1843, plate 67

Series/Portfolio:
Les Lorettes
Artist:
Paul Gavarni [Chevalier] (French, Paris 1804–1866 Paris)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Pannier et Cie. (Paris)
Date:
August 13, 1843
Medium:
Lithograph; second state of three (Armelhault & Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/4 x 8 1/16 in. (28.5 x 20.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael G. Wilson, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.1137.1(65)
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: LES LORETTES.
At upper right: 67.
At lower right: 43-69. (in reverse)
At bottom center: Par Gavarni
At lower left: Chez Pannier, R du Croissant, 16.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & C.ie
At bottom center: L'dessus, b'en sûr! est p'us beau que l'dessous, mais c'est p'us cher.

Marking: On verso at left center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at lower left: A. Maroni Collector's stamp
Albert Maroni (French); Donor: Michael G. Wilson
Armelhault & Bocher 220.829 ii/iii
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