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Monsieur on m’a volé un billet de 1000 f.—. . ., no. 11 from the series Caricaturana, published in Le Charivari 6 November 1836
Monsieur on m’a volé un billet de 1000 f.—. . ., no. 11 from the series Caricaturana, published in Le Charivari 6 November 1836
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Date:
1836
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Not on display
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Lithograph
Dimensions:
20.4 x 26 cm (image); 24.9 x 35.2 cm (sheet)
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Europe
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Printed above the image UR: Caricaturana No. 11;
Printed below the image LL: chez Aubert, gal. vero-dodat;
LR: Imp. d’aubert et de Junca;
Full text below the image, trimmed so that last line is not visible: Monsieur on m’a volé un billet de 1000 f.—Bien,bien! Madame, j’ai votre affaire, le voleur est un de mes amis.— Pourrais je ravoir mon/ billet et connaitre, celui qui me l a pris?—Rien n’est plus facile! Donnez moi 1500 fr. pour mes demarches et demain le voleur[cut here!]
Translation of text: "Sir, someone stole a 1000 francs bill from me."
"Well, well, Madame. I know what to do, the thief is one of my
friends."
" Could I get my bill back and know who took it?"
" Nothing could be easier. Give me 1500 francs for my troubles
and tomorrow the thief [cut off];
Provenance:Bruno and Sadie Adriani Collection (collector's stamp verso in red ink);

Accession Number:
1956.106
Acquisition Date:
1956-01-01
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Bruno and Sadie Adriani Collection

Macaire sitting at an office desk with his hand out, woman talking to him, drawers labeled for various small crimes (bribes, etc.) and title on window which translates "information department”