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Gargantua
Gargantua
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Date:
1831
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Not on display
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Lithograph
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Europe
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Provenance: Loncle (inscribed in graphite LR on verso below number 348 in same hand); Dr. Z.B. (monogram stamped LR in black ink on verso [not in Lugt, collection sold in Bern 1968]); Peter Morse ( Honolulu, d. 1992 , small walrus stamped LR in blue ink on verso [not in Lugt]}; R.E. Lewis Inc. (identification of provenance from R.E. Lewis catalogue, July 1993);

Accession Number:
1993.48.1
Acquisition Date:
1993-09-16
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Museum purchase, Herman Michels Collection, Vera Michels Bequest Fund

King Louis-Philippe seated in a chair, procession of men carrying loaded baskets up long ramp leading to his open mouth, crowd of poor people watching ragged man bring offerings to basket at foot of ramp, Paris in distance