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Initialed in the lithographic stone.
Art & Design Study Collection
UND Art Collections Repository
Dites donc, Papa Drouillet, avec c’te envergure là, vous devez pas nager comme un Dauphin. 1840
English: Say, papa Drouillet, with that spread do you swim like a dolphin?
- Yes, but you seem especially well shaped to float like a board.
Lithograph, published in Le Charivari, initialed in the lithographic stone
Purchased with funds from the Myers Foundations
University Art Collections: Art & Design Study Collection
Concerns about one’s body image are nothing new. In this scene, two individuals representing different extremes of the physical spectrum tease each other about the advantages of their respective physiques for swimming.