Nationality

French

Artist Dates

1808-1879

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Date of Work

1844

Medium

Hand colored lithograph

Signature

Initialed in the lithographic stone.

Height

13"

Width

10"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Stored: FF_010_D

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

Les beaux jours de la vie. Le jour de l’An. (1844)

Madame, voulez vous bien m'accorder l'extrême faveur qu'autorise la circonstance.... (A part) Sapristi, comme c'est régalant.... payer trente francs un almanach relié en cuir de Russie, et en échange embrasser du parchemin!

English: Life’s Beautiful Days. New Year’s Day. Madame, will you grant me the honor that the occasion calls for.... (Aside) Blast, it’s so lovely.... to pay thirty francs for an almanac bound in Russian leather and in exchange one must kiss the parchment!

Lithograph, sur blanc impression with hand coloring, initialed in the lithographic stone

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