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Poète classique composant une églogue . . .

Inscription

Signed on stone, l.l. h.D.; c. Moeurs Conjugales; u.r. N. 17

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Plate 17 from Moeurs conjugales in Le Charivari February 28 1840

Classical poets composing an eclogue about the quiet pastoral life... "and these wretched journalists will say that my style is vague. How on earth can you be clear with such collaborators?!"

1840

Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 0640, II (album); H.D. 2084

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.8 x 25 cm (12 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

B4238.22

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, second state, album impression

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