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Une leçon de botanique: P.2584-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Une leçon de botanique
Croquis Parisiens


Printmaker: Daumier, Honoré Victorin
Printer: Trinocq
Publisher: Martinet-Hautecoeur



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Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


19th century
1852 -


No.4 from the series. Published in Le Charivari, 19 August 1852, lettering verso

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  • Text: UNE LEÇON DE BOTANIQUE. / Le jeune Adolphe. - Oh! papa, l'beau melon! / Mr. Prud'homme. - Mon fils je dois vous tirer l'erreur dans laquelle vous êtes plongé relativement à ce végétal. / Ce n'est point un melon; c'est un poturon... mot que quelques personnes prononcent citrouille. / Le jeune Adolphe. - A quoi ça sert? / Mr. Prud'homme. - Mon fils, c'est avec le poturon qu'on fait les potages à la tortue
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2584-1991
Primary reference Number: 202609
Delteil: 2319 III/III
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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