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La Mort dans le poirier / La légende du bonhomme Misère / L'Eau Forte en 1874

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1882,0211.303

  • Title (object)

    • La Mort dans le poirier
    • La légende du bonhomme Misère

    Title (series)

    • L'Eau Forte en 1874
  • Description

    Plate 13: Death in pear tree stealing fruit, old man below to left looking up in astonishment; illustration to the legend of 'Bonhomme Misère'; published in 'L'Eau Forte'. 1869? Etching, printed in brown-black ink

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1869 (?)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 228 millimetres
    • Width: 152 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed and lettered with plate number within image and lettered with title, production and publication detail below: "A.Legros, del. et sculp." and "A.CADART, Edit. Imp. Paris"
  • Curator's comments

    See Curator's Comment for 1915,0105.14.1. See also Champfleury's 'Histoire de l'Imagerie populaire' (Paris: Dentu, 1869).

  • Bibliography

    • Legros 140 bibliographic details
    • Malassis & Thibaudeau 1877 140.IV bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XIXc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Bonhomme Misère
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1882

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1882,0211.303

Plate 13: Death in pear tree stealing fruit, old man below to l looking up in astonishment; illustration to the legend of 'Bonhomme Misère'; published in 'L'Eau Forte'.  1869?  Etching, printed in brown-black ink

Plate 13: Death in pear tree stealing fruit, old man below to l looking up in astonishment; illustration to the legend of 'Bonhomme Misère'; published in 'L'Eau Forte'. 1869? Etching, printed in brown-black ink

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