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La Vie de Jeune Homme: "On A souvent besoin d'un plus petit que soi"; no. 35 from the series "La Vie de Jeune Homme"
La Vie de Jeune Homme: "On A souvent besoin d'un plus petit que soi"; no. 35 from the series "La Vie de Jeune Homme"
Date:
ca. 1841
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
19.9 x 15.7 cm (image); 35.9 x 24.1 cm (sheet)
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Europe

In a park with a building, horseback riders and pedestrians in background, two stylishly-dressed persons stroll. The man is in a tight-waisted dark suit, with top hat, cane and monocle. The woman is taller than he, her massive bonnet making her even taller; her dark, full dress is covered with a luxurious shawl. The caption reads: One often needs someone a bit smaller than oneself. (Virginia K. Anderson 01/14/94)