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La Charité

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1931,0214.22

  • Title (object)

    • La Charité
  • Description

    Old man sitting in doorway begging, holding his hat out for young woman to donate coin, a cloaked figure accompanying her. c.1881 Etching with some surface tone, printed in brown ink

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1881
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 227 millimetres
    • Width: 177 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed within image and lettered with publication detail in margin below: "London, Published by J.S.Virtue & Co. Limited, September, 30th 1881". Signed in pencil.
  • Bibliography

    • Legros 235 bibliographic details
    • Bliss 1922/3 235.VI (according to annotation on mount) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XIXc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1931

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1931,0214.22

Old man sitting in doorway begging, holding his hat out for young woman to donate coin, a cloaked figure accompanying her.  c.1881  Etching with some surface tone, printed in brown ink

Old man sitting in doorway begging, holding his hat out for young woman to donate coin, a cloaked figure accompanying her. c.1881 Etching with some surface tone, printed in brown ink

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