The Suburbs: Stock Raiser and Captain

probably 1859–1860
(French, 1804–1866)
Sheet: 29.4 x 21 cm (11 9/16 x 8 1/4 in.); Secondary Support: 38 x 29.4 cm (14 15/16 x 11 9/16 in.)
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The subject here-a man who raises livestock and happens to be a captain as well-is one in a long line of Parisian characters that Gavarni chronicled in his career. This sheet once belonged to the collection of the artist's watercolors made for the important Parisian publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel. Composed of about 200 sheets executed mostly in 1859-60, Hetzel's collection was a rare ensemble of the artist's best work in the medium.
The Suburbs: Stock Raiser and Captain

The Suburbs: Stock Raiser and Captain

probably 1859–1860

Paul Gavarni

(French, 1804–1866)
France, 19th century

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