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Les metamorphoses du jour, pl. 8, 1829

Les metamorphoses du jour, pl. 8, 1829

Grandville, J. J., 1803-1847

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Title: Les metamorphoses du jour, pl. 8

Date: 1829

Physical Details: 1 print : lithograph ; 19 x 22 cm.

Description: "J. Granville" inscribed in lower left corner, and "lith. de Langlumé" (the printer) inscribed in lower right corner.

Publisher inscribed in lower right beneath image: chez Bulla, rue St. Jacques, no. 38, et chez Martinet, rue du Coq

Hand-colored lithograph depicts two men with the heads of roosters preparing to duel while a woman with the head of a hen stands in the background.

Image is captioned: Vo insulté Milady! You insult my lady!

This is one in a series of prints by Grandville caricaturing the Parisian bourgeoisie.

Creator: Grandville, J. J., 1803-1847

Forms part of: Mary Fanton Roberts papers, 1880-1956

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Les metamorphoses du jour, pl. 8, 1829. Mary Fanton Roberts papers, 1880-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 10177