Martinet's Shop--Dawdlers of the Rue du Coq

1804
Pierre Nolasque Bergeret (French, 1782–1863)


Dimensions

21.8 x 37.5 cm (8 9/16 x 14 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 8 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.

Accession Number

1995.529

Medium or Technique

Pen lithograph on greenish paper, hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed by Fr. André, Paris
One of the earliest French lithographs, this lithograph of the shop of the prominent caricature publisher Martinet imitates the line etchings that preceded it. The people of fashion study caricatures of themselves (by Bergeret) in the shop window.

Provenance

Accession numbers assigned by V/C September 20, 1995. The Calabi Collection of Early Lithographs made before 1840.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard