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Object: Achetez mes lardoires, mes cuillers a pot
Series: Etudes prises dans le bas peuple ou les Cris de Paris - troisième suite
Plate 7: pedlar selling pans and spoons; a young man standing full-length, almost facing front but looking to the right, carrying his wares in a large basket. 1738
Etching finished with engraving
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Height: 238 millimetres
Width: 185 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This print is bound in an album with the Cris de Paris (print studies by Bouchardon and corresponding prints by Caylus). See 1857,0613.733 for comment on series and album.
The plate is described in the IFF as the sixth plate from the fifth suite, but the print is here bound with the third suite (which coincides with the order of the plates as described in V. Milliot's 'Les Cris de Paris, ou Le peuple travesti: les représentations des petits métiers parisiens (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles)', Paris, 1995, p.401.
For related drawing see 1857,0613.764.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2005/6 Nov-Jan, New York, Met Mus of Art, Clouet to Seurat/BM, no. 45
2006 June-Oct, BM, Clouet to Seurat/BM, no. 45
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