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La Vie de Jeune Homme: "Tu pourrais te contenter d'un simple coup de pistolet à quinze pas; c’est déjà bien gentil: Entre nous, Florentine ne vaut pas davantage, …hein?"; no. 21 from the seires "La Vie de Jeune Homme"
La Vie de Jeune Homme: "Tu pourrais te contenter d'un simple coup de pistolet à quinze pas; c’est déjà bien gentil: Entre nous, Florentine ne vaut pas davantage, …hein?"; no. 21 from the seires "La Vie de Jeune Homme"
Date:
ca. 1841
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
19.4 x 15.7 cm (image); 36.2 x 23.8 cm (sheet)
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Europe

Two pairs of young men are conferring in a park. Their usual coats are replaced by heavier, fuller ones. A case of some sort lies on the ground. In the closer pair one is saying, "You could content yourself with a simple pistol shot at fifteen paces, that's acceptable! Between you and me, Florentine isn't worth any more than that. Okay?" (Virginia K. Anderson 01/05/94)