Edmé Jean Pigal
Foi de Madeleine
Watercolor with black chalk on paper.
10 9/16 x 7 7/8 inches (269 x 200 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
Title inscribed with a brush in watercolor at foot of drawing.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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].
Drawing shows a man handing a folded document or letter to a young woman wearing a bonnet and apron.
Pigal, Edmé Jean, 1798-1872. Moeurs Parisiennes. 54.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.