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An emaciated old man is transformed by four beauticians. Coloured lithograph by Ch.-J. Fuhr after Ch. Bargue, 1852.

  • Bargue, Charles, 1826 or 1827-1883
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[1852]
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16384i
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Description

A steam bath billows in the background. The two men furthermost to the right hold a glass eye and a pair of false teeth respectively

Publication/Creation

[Paris] : Sinnett, [1852]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 16 x 20.7 cm

Lettering

Avant. Oculiste, barbier, pédicure, coëffeur. D'un squelette vivant vont faire un seducteur. Sinnett

References note

Bibliographie de la France, 13 mars 1852, no. 265 ("Eaux et forêts. -- Doute. -- Espérance. -- Le repos après le bain. -- Un souvenir de l'Opéra. -- Après le bain. -- Avant le bain. Imp. lithog. de Lemercier, à Paris. A Paris, chez Sinnett. Sujets de genre.")--Image of France database no. 46965
Bibliographie de la France, 4 juin 1853, no. 912 ("Eaux et forêts. nos 1 et 2 : -- Doute. -- Espérance. -- Avant le bain. -- Après le bain, par Fuhr, d'après Bargue. Imp. lithog. de Lemercier, à Paris. A Paris, chez F. Sinnett. Sujets de genre.")--Image of France database no. 49356
Not found in: Jean Adhémar and Jacques Lethève, Inventaire du fonds français après 1800, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, Paris 1954, tome VIII, pp. 277-284 (inventory of prints by Ch.-J. Fuhr in the Bibliothèque nationale de France)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16384i

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  • French


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