Art/ Collection/ Art Object

"Je conte à mes voisins surpris [...], from Les Lorettes Vieillies, Masques et Visages, plate 13, bound in Oeuvres Nouvelles, vol. II

Series/Portfolio:
Les Lorettes Vieillies, Masques et Visages
Artist:
Paul Gavarni [Chevalier] (French, Paris 1804–1866 Paris)
Printer:
Lemercier (Paris)
Publisher:
Librairie Nouvelle
Date:
1852
Medium:
Lithograph; second state of two (Armelhault & Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 x 10 7/16 in. (38.2 x 26.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1961
Accession Number:
61.538.1(2.43)
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: MASQUES ET VISAGES
At lower left: 52-68. (in reverse)
At bottom center: Par Gavarni.
At lower left: Librairie Nouvelle, 15 Boulevart des Italiens.
At bottom center: LES LORETTES VIEILLIES / 13 / "Je conte à mes voisins surpris / Ma fortune à differents âges, / Et j'en trouve encore des débris / En balayant les cinq étages." / (Béranger.)
At bottom center: Imp. Lemercier, Paris

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Donor: Louise Seaman Bechtel (American, 1894–1985)
Armelhault & Bocher 358-359.1375 ii/ii
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