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Caricatures Parisiennes / La gavotte

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1856,0712.609

  • Title (object)

    • La gavotte

    Title (series)

    • Caricatures Parisiennes
  • Description

    A couple dance a gavotte in a ball-room, watched by an applauding man; in the background two other couples, one dancing, one seated. c.1802 Hand-coloured etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1800-1805
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 211 millimetres
    • Width: 280 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with series title 'Caricatures Parisiennes' at the top; the title below, and the publication line 'A Paris chez Martinet libraire, rue du Coq St Honoré'
  • Curator's comments

    Colas (cat.1276) lists a print with this title as plate 4 of 'Le Goût du jour'. This cannot be right as this is another print (see 1856-7-12-617).

  • Location

    Not on display (Satires French 1802 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1856

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1856,0712.609

A couple dance a gavotte in a ball-room, watched by an applauding man; in the background two other couples, one dancing, one seated.   c.1802  Hand-coloured etching

A couple dance a gavotte in a ball-room, watched by an applauding man; in the background two other couples, one dancing, one seated. c.1802 Hand-coloured etching

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