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Petites Figures
Petites Figures
Date:
1829
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
19.2 x 14 cm (image); 31.2 x 23 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1981.1.140
Acquisition Date:
1981-01-01
Credit Line:

Gift of George Hopper Fitch

Nine small figures from 19th-century France: man in large-brimmed hat carries two large pails, his back bearing leather straps for attaching him to something--animals?--; man balances large rectangular basket--filled with bottles--on his head; well-dressed woman carries umbrella and rolled-up material of some sort; older man poses in his best clothes; black woman bends over walking, carrying a rectangular basket, filled and covered over; young dandy doffs his top hat and holds his cane at the side, while his dog bounces beside him; Tunisian (?) holds basket of some sort (back is turned to viewer); aproned woman covered with voluminous shawl holds mop and empty basket; man with apron & loose top (of leather?) holds pole. (Virginia K. Anderson 12/30/93)