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A Miserable Family

A work made of lithograph on cream chine, laid down on ivory wove paper (chine collé).
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  • A work made of lithograph on cream chine, laid down on ivory wove paper (chine collé).


published March 10, 1822


Pierre-Paul Prud’hon (French, 1758-1823)
after Constance Mayer (French, 1774-1821)
after Pierre-Paul Prud’hon (French, 1758-1823)
printed by Gottfried Engelmann (French, 1788-1839)

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Pierre Paul Prud'hon


A Miserable Family


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1822


Lithograph on cream chine, laid down on ivory wove paper (chine collé)


Image: 14.7 × 10 cm (5 13/16 × 3 15/16 in.); Primary support: 17.4 × 11.5 cm (6 7/8 × 4 9/16 in.); Secondary support: 28.5 × 20 cm (11 1/4 × 7 7/8 in.)

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Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

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