"Heur et malheur de la crinoline" (top of sheet)

French
about 1858


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 27.2 x 36.5cm (10 11/16 x 14 3/8in.)

Accession Number

59.700

Medium or Technique

Engraving on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Caricature scenes on the theme of crinolines; colored engraving, inscribed above, in the plate, “Heur et malheur de la crinoline.” Mounted on paper sheet with two engraved views of York Minster mounted on reverse. Soiled and slightly stained. Paper mount torn at edges.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield