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Design for a Frontispiece

Inscription

In plate on large rock at bottom "1878 / Je porte Cette pierre / Depuis 50 Ans" Graphite verso: "No 37 / Champfleury / 28"

Signed

In stone, bottom of design "RoDoLphe Bresdin inv [...] fecit 1868 fosse aux lions BorDeaux"; monogram "RB [R reversed]" on large rock at bottom.

Provenance

By 1893, Samuel Putnam Avery (b. 1822 - d. 1904, see Lugt 41), New York; 1893, gift of S. P. Avery to the MFA. (Accession date: February 24, 1893)

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery

1868–78

Catalogue Raisonné

Van Gelder 122 ii/ii; Préaud 22-23; Neumann 48

Accession Number

M8931

Medium or Technique

Lithograph on chine collé

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