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One of the Miseries of Human Life
One of the Miseries of Human Life
Date:
ca. 1807–1810
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
25.3 x 39.3 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.32693
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Young man doffing his hat to young lady on street; stepping into dirty puddle; splashing skirt of lady. Caption reads: "Treading in a beau trap while in the act of gaily advancing your foot, to make a bow to some charming woman of your acquaintance, whom you suddenly meet, and to whom you liberally impart a share of the jet d'eau".

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