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Today is Sainte Madeleine's Day...It has long been my birthday! (C'est aujourd'hui Sainte Madeleine...ça été longtemps le jour de ma fête!), plate XVII from Les Lorettes Vieillies, published in Paris (Journal), March 22, 1853

Series/Portfolio:
Masques et Visages
Artist:
Paul Gavarni [Chevalier] (French, Paris 1804–1866 Paris)
Printer:
Lemercier & Cie. (French, Paris)
Publisher:
Librairie Nouvelle
Date:
March 22, 1853
Medium:
Crayon and ink lithograph; second and final state
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 3/8 x 10 1/2 in. (36.5 x 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael G. Wilson, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.1137.8
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate, above image, center: Masques et Visages
Inscribed in plate, lower left, reversed: 52-88
Inscribed in plate, below image, center: Par Gavarni
Inscribed in plate, below image, left: Librairie Nouvelle, 15. Boulevard des Italiens.
Inscribed in plate, center: Les Lorettes Vieillies / 17 / — C'est aujoud'hui Sainte Madeleine...ça longtemps le jour / de ma fête!
Inscribed in plate, below caption, center: Imp. Lemercier Paris.

Marking: Collector's mark of Albert Maroni (Lugt 150b), recto, lower left in red ink
Michael G. Wilson; Albert Maroni; Donor: Michael G. Wilson
Armelhault and Bocher 1379ii/ii
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