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Les Propos de Thomas Vireloque: His Majesty the King of beasts

Loose black lines form two men, possibly vagrants, in baggy, layered clothing. At left, one with tiny round glasses on his forehead and straggly hair leans on a fence. The other, with a round nose and full cheeks, snoozes on the ground at right.
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  • Loose black lines form two men, possibly vagrants, in baggy, layered clothing. At left, one with tiny round glasses on his forehead and straggly hair leans on a fence. The other, with a round nose and full cheeks, snoozes on the ground at right.

Date:

1852

Artist:

Paul Gavarni
French, 1804-1866

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Gavarni

Title

Les Propos de Thomas Vireloque: His Majesty the King of beasts

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1852

Medium

Lithograph in black on cream wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 20.2 × 16 cm (8 × 6 5/16 in.); Sheet: 36 × 24.3 cm (14 3/16 × 9 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Print and Drawing Club

Reference Number

1923.1708

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