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Arthur, vous m'aviez promis un trône . . .

Inscription

On stone, c. Moeurs Conjugales; u.r. 36

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Plate 36 from Moeurs conjugales in le Charivari April 11 1841

Arthur, you had promised me a throne and you put me behind a counter. --Heloïse, remember Napoleon's definition of a throne: "four boards covered with a carpet." You are sitting on six boards and a cushion

1841

Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 0659, III (album); H.D. 2099

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.2 x 24.8 cm (12 11/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

B4238.44

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, third state, album impression

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