Avoir perdu ses plus belles années... (To have lost the best years) from Les Lorettes

1841
Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866)


Catalogue Raisonné

J Armelhualt & E Bocher, p. 207, no. 781, ii

Dimensions

Image: 23.5 x 19 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.) Sheet: 32 x 23.4 cm (12 5/8 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1799

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

Out on Loan

On display at Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Japan, June 10, 2017 – October 15, 2017

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 19 in a series of 79 images published under the title Les Lorettes. This image appeared in Le Charivari, December 24, 1841. It also appears in a bound album, hand-colored.

Provenance

1950, gift of L. Aaron Lebowich (Louis A. Lebowich, Russia and Boston, about 1880-about 1963) to MFA. (Accession date: September 13, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich