Paul Gavarni
French, (1804-1866)
Il a cru me jouer un tour en me prenant Juilette . . . (He believed he played a trick on me…), 1841
Lithograph
7×8 IN.

Armelhaut & Bocher 696, State iii/IV. Number 43 from Fourberies de Femmes, published in le Charivari August 30 1841. Inscribed uppper center: "Fourberies de Femmes. / En matière de sentiment / 2e. Serie."; upper right: "43"; lower center: "par Gavarni"; lower right: "imp. d'Aubert & Cie". Inscribed lower center: "Il a cru me jouer un tour en me prenant Juliette . . . C'est bon! . . . je connais la femme: je ne vous dis que ça! c'est elle qui lui en jouera!" (He believed he played a trick on me when he captured Juliette . . . It's great! . . . I know women: If only I could tell him about it! It's she who will play a trick on him!). Inscribed lower center: "Se Vend, chez Bauger & Cie Editeurs des Dessins de la CARICATURE du FIGARO et du CHARIVARI Rue du Croissant 16.". A fine impression in fine condition aside from minor toning at edges, full margins.

$ 125