Martinet's Shop--Dawdlers of the Rue du Coq
Pierre Nolasque Bergeret (French, 1782–1863)
21.8 x 37.5 cm (8 9/16 x 14 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 8 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.
Medium or Technique
Pen lithograph on greenish paper, hand-colored
Not On View
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.
Accession numbers assigned by V/C September 20, 1995. The Calabi Collection of Early Lithographs made before 1840.
Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard