- Museum number
- Object: La Peau de Chagrin
Doctor Planchette explains to Raphael the theory behind the hydraulic press; in a small garden, Planchette, to left, wearing a dressing-gown, stands and addresses Raphael who lounges in a chair to right, one elbow leaning on a makeshift table, resting his chin on his hand, holding the 'peau de chagrin' in his free hand; the wall of the house inscribed with mathematical annotations; illustration to Balzac's 'La Peau de Chagrin'; published in "L'Artiste", 1re série, t. II.
- Production date
- 1830s (circa)
Height: 139 millimetres (inner ruled border)
Width: 167 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The catalogue is slightly ambiguous regarding the fact that the literary reference is lettered on the print, although it is quoted in the Description.
For an earlier state of this print, see 1980,0510.99.
L'Artiste was first published in 1831.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: La Peau de Chagrin
Associated Title: L'Artiste
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