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Nationality

French

Artist Dates

1808-1879

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Date of Work

1865

Medium

Lithograph

Signature

Initialed in the lithographic stone.

Height

11"

Width

9 1/2"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Stored: FF_008_D

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

Series: Croquis Pris Au Salon par Daumier

Published in Le Charivari in 1865

Original Text:

DEVANT LE TABLEAU DE M. MANET

-Pourquoi diable cette grosse femme rouge et en chemise s'appelle-t-elle OLYMPIA?

-Mais mon cher, c'est peut-être le nom du chat noir.

Translation:

LOOKING AT THE PAINTING OF MANET.

-Why the devil is this fat, red-faced woman in her nightdress called Olympia?

-But my dear, perhaps that's the name of the black cat.

Condition

Very good

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