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L'Homme qui court après la Fortune et celui qui l'attend dans son lit, after Gustave Moreau

Artist:
Félix Bracquemond (French, Paris 1833–1914 Sèvres)
Author:
Written by Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Artist:
After Gustave Moreau (French, Paris 1826–1898 Paris)
Publisher:
Published by Boussod, Valadon & Co. (London)
Date:
1850–1914
Medium:
Etching; fifth state of five
Dimensions:
sheet: 19 x 13 1/4 in. (48.2 x 33.6 cm) plate: 16 1/8 x 10 3/4 in. (41 x 27.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.625.16(4)
Not on view
From The Fables of La Fontaine

Signature: in graphite, lower left: Bracquemond
in plate, lower right: Gustave Moreau

Inscription: above image: October 1st, 1886, London, Published by Boussod, Valadon & Co, successors to Goupil & Co., 116 & 117. New Bond Street W and 9 rue Chaptal Paris. Copyright registered.
Vendor: Paul Prouté, Paris
Béraldi 799 v/v; BN III.386.423
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