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Object: Clytemnestre, poussée par mimi Véron, profite du sommeil du Charivari pour perforer cet infortuné (Clytemnestra, driven by Véron, takes advantage of the Charivari's slumber to pierce it)
Plate 55 in series: a parody of a painting by Guérin, with a fat man (Veron), his face hidden by a nightcap and a gag, standing behind a curtain and pushing a draped woman holding a clyster towards the right, where the personification of the Charivari is sleeping in a sofa; a pen and a quill are hung above the latter; originally published in 'Le Charivari', 9 January 1850
Lithograph, printed 'sur blanc'
- Production date
Height: 247 millimetres (image)
Width: 219 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1918,0511.242.
The painting parodied in this lithograph is 'The murder of Agamemnon' executed in 1817 by Pierre Narcisse Guérin and now at the Musée du Louvre Paris.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Le Charivari
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Annotated in pencil on verso: 'Le Véel, Paris / February 1905 / A. 1D less PE%'.
- Prints and Drawings
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