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An Artist of Elevating Tendencies, illustration no. 399 on page 605 in the book Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine (Les contes drolatiques) by Honoré de Balzac. 1st English translation (London: John Camden Hotten, [1874])
Date:
1874
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Wood Engraving
Dimensions:
192 x 125 mm (7 9/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.38710.399
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

first English translation of Balzac's stories with Doré illustrations

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