Edmé Jean Pigal

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Edmé Jean Pigal
1798-1872
Foi de Madeleine
ca. 1823
Watercolor with black chalk on paper.
10 9/16 x 7 7/8 inches (269 x 200 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
2003.20:12
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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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Published caption title same as above.
Watercolor drawing by Pigal for a lithograph published as no. 54 of a volume of 100 hand colored lithographic plates printed by Langlumé and issued with the title: Moeurs Parisiennes. Paris : Gihaut frères, [ca. 1823].

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Drawing shows a man handing a folded document or letter to a young woman wearing a bonnet and apron.

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