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A St. Bernard dog brings an avalanche victim to a hospice in the Alps. Stipple engraving by Dibart Castel, 1820, after P.A.A. Vafflard.

  • Vafflard, Pierre Antoine Augustin, 1777-1837
Date
[1820]
Reference
18020i
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Publication/Creation

[Paris (rue de Grenelle, faub. Saint-Germ., n. 86)] : [chez Castel-Dibart], [1820]

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving ; image 38.9 x 30.4 cm

Lettering

Le chien de l'hospice. Dibart sculpt. ; Wafflard pinxt.

Edition

[State before imprint and descriptive text].

References note

Bibliographie de la France, 15 juillet 1820, no. 494 ("Le chien de l'aveugle, au pointillé d'après Waflard, par Castel-Dibart. – Le chien de l'hospice, id., id. A Paris, chez Castel-Dibart, rue de Grenelle, faub. Saint-Germ., n. 86. 2 items"-- Image of France database no. 11104
Jean Adhémar and Jacques Lethève, Inventaire du fonds français après 1800, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, tome sixième, Paris 1953, p. 569, no. 2 ("Dibart Castel. Graveur au pointillé, de l'époque impériale. … 2. Deux pendants, d'apr. Wafflard, Banse, Benard et Vilquin, sur les chiens : Le chien de l'hospice du Mont St Bernard; Le chien de l'aveugle. [and other prints]")

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18020i

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