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Adieu Paris! from the periodical "Le Charivari"

Un Congé de Semestre, No. 1
Artist: Paul Gavarni (1804 - 1866) Primary
Artist: Jean Ernest Aubert (active 1824 - 1906) Printer
Date: 1839
19th century
Dimensions: 8.66 x 6.61 in. (22 x 16.8 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Lithograph on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James Reed, 2017
Accession Number: 2017.35.405
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Directly beneath the image, the printer is identified at left and the artist at right. The French text reads: "Adieu Paris! Mes concitoyens je vous salve! Convoquez-vous, elisez-vous, representez-vous, apostrophez-vous, éclabousser-vous, amentez-vous, tambourinez-vous, empoignez-vous, talochez-vous, trémoussez-vous, fous! Je m'en moque! Et je vais planter mes choux."

"Goodbye Paris! My fellow citizens, I salute you! Summon each other, read each other, represent each other, apostrophize each other, splash each other, lie, drum each other, grab each other, slap each other, fidget, go crazy! I do not care! And I'm going to plant my cabbages."


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