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Artist Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (French (born in Switzerland), 1859–1923), Publisher A. Bergeret et Cie (Nancy, France)


Vertical: Overall: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Real photograph on card stock

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Front: Phototypie A. Bergeret et Cie, Nancy
Back: undivided. Mint.


Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2012, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder