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"The Opera" by Shirley Brooks, Illustration to "Gavarni in London"

1849
Paul Gavarni (Hippolyte Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier) (French, 1804–1866), Cut by Henry Vizitelly (English, 1820–1894)


Dimensions

Block: 12.5 x 16.4 cm (4 15/16 x 6 7/16 in.); Sheet: 15.9 x 20.4 cm (6 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2071

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

"H. VIZETELLY SC" lower left.

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund