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Object: Un pauvre diable paye ses bottes
Series: Les Marionnettes
A morose-looking man in an overcoat holding a pair of boots in one hand, his hat and a note in the other hand, is shown the door by a man waving a broom as if to 'sweep' him out; to left, a line of boots and further back, at a table, two seated card-players watched by another figure; interior with columns and pilasters; plate from a set of six, published 1826
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Height: 142 millimetres (image)
Width: 189 millimetres (image)
- Curator's comments
- This lithograph is part of a set titled 'Les Marionnettes de Paris et de Londres, Dessinées d'après Nature par Henry Monnier', published by Giraldon-Bovinet, in Paris and in London, in 1826. It consists of six plates, printed variously by Motte, Noël or Bove, but only five of the plates are known, and only one is numbered (no.6). There is also a titlepage.
For further information, see 1930,0414.268.
According to Beraldi the image on this lithograph is different from the print with the same caption in 'Récréations'.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
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