Edmé Jean Pigal

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Edmé Jean Pigal
1798-1872
Voyez-vous cela
ca. 1822
Watercolor and black chalk on paper.
10 3/4 x 7 7/8 inches (273 x 200 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
2003.20:6
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Title inscribed with a brush in watercolor at foot of drawing.
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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Watercolor drawing by Pigal for a lithograph published as no. 35 of a volume of 50 hand colored lithographic plates printed by Langlumé and issued with the title: Recueil de scènes populaires. Paris : Martinet & Gihaut, 1822.

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Drawing shows a man addressing a stout woman in a cap who stands on a pair of steps, her hands folded in front of her and an astonished expression on her face.

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