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Untitled, from the periodical "La Caricature"
Artist: Paul Gavarni (1804 - 1866) Primary
Artist: Jean Ernest Aubert (active 1824 - 1906) Printer
19th century
Dimensions: 7.68 x 6.3 in. (19.5 x 16 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Lithograph on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James M. Reed, 2017.
Accession Number: 2017.35.123
This work is not currently on view

The French text beneath the image reads:

– Edouard ! Edouard ! voila neuf heurs, mon ami......
– Oui ! laisse-moi donc voir les affaires de la Chine c'est si intéressant ! ....
– Mais mon ami tu as promis à ce Monsieur pour ton affaire d'etre a 9 heurs chez lui.....
– Qu'est-ce que ça me fait ! .....

In English, this translates to:
– Edouard! Edouard! It's nine o'clock, my friend.....
– Yes! Let me see the Chinese affairs, it is quiet interesting!....
– But, my friend, you promised this gentleman you would be at his house at 9 o'clock about your business.....
– What does it do for me !

The periodical's title appears at the upper right, above the image. The artist ("par Gavarni") and publisher ("Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.") are identified beneath the image.

(translated by Willoughby Thom, intern, summer 2022)


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nineteenth century
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