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La dame au cochon / Pornocratès / La débauche entraînant la femme

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • La dame au cochon
    • Pornocratès
    • La débauche entraînant la femme
  • Description

    The lady with the pig; a nude, blindfolded woman wearing feathered hat, black gloves and stockings, is led to the right by a pig on a leash; a winged putto hovers in the air at top right; on the pedestal is a frieze depicting putti personifying music, painting, poetry and sculpture; below, the Greek inscription 'Pornokrates' between carved masks; proof before letetr of frontispiece to Erastène Ramiro's "Catalogue de l'oeuvre lithographié de Félicien Rops" (Paris: Conquet, 1891) after a watercolour by Rops in reverse
    Engraving printed in colour


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1891 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 235 millimetres
    • Width: 178 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image on the socle: "Pictura", "Poesis", Musica" and "Sculptura"; below in Greek letters: "Pornokrates"; inscribed below image, in pencil: "Pornocrates ou la Dame au cochon" and "par Gaujean (3 planches repérées)".
  • Curator's comments

    For comment see 1901,0129.13; for another impression see 1959,0411.49.

  • Bibliography

    • Beraldi 1885-92 45 bibliographic details
    • Mascha 1910 711.I bibliographic details
    • IFF not described bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Catalogue de l'oeuvre lithographié de Félicien Rops
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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