The Lump of Theft (Bosse du Vol, Les Bosses)

1838
Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866)


Catalogue Raisonné

J.Armelhault & E. Bocher, p. 95, no. 371, II

Dimensions

Image: 21.3 x 17.8 cm (8 3/8 x 7 in.) Platemark: 37 x 25.6 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.128

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 3 in a series entitled Les Bosses (meaning bumps or lumps?) This image appeared in Le Charivari, May 19, 1838.

Provenance

Miss Amy Pleadwell, Boston, MA; by whom given to MFA, 1/11/1951

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell