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Object: Vous ne mangez donc que la mie de votre pain (You eat only the crumb of your bread)
Series: Les Bigarrures de l'esprit humain (The medley of the human spirit)
No. 5: an artist's studio with a baker delivering bread to the painter who is dressed in a short smock and poses with hand on hip. 1829-36
- Production date
Height: 150 millimetres (image)
Width: 194 millimetres (image)
- Curator's comments
- The dating of this print is based on information that the printer Lemercier was in business at 55 rue de Seine from 1829 to 1836.
The joke depends on the fact that "croûte" (crust) is a colloquial term for a badly-painted picture.
- Not on display
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