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Creator:
Pigal, Edmé Jean, 1798-1872, ill.
Title:
Recueil des scènes familières, et de société de Paris / par J.S., Pigal, &c. &c.
Alternate Title(s):
Scènes de société
Recueil de scènes de société
Published/Created:
À Paris : [Gihaut & Martinet], 1833.
Physical Description:
3 parts (21 leaves of plates) : all ill. ; 35 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DC715 P54 1833+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The present work bears the same title (on printed wrappers) as a work published in 1824 by Martinet, also in three parts. The present item, however, comprises a completely different set of plates. The 21 plates here appear to be a subset of the 50 plates previously published as: Recueil de scènes de société, par Pigal (Paris: Martinet & Gihaut, 1822). See: Colas 2366; Ray, Art of the French illustrated book, 128. The plates in the present work are unnumbered.
At head of each plate: Scènes de société.
Plates signed: Pigal. Chez Gihaut et Martinet. Lith. de Langlumé.
Plates match those described in Colas 2366, except that they are unnumbered.
Cover title.
Lithographed throughout.
BAC: British Art Center copy has hand-colored lithographs. In original printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress -- France -- Pictorial works.
France -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
French wit and humor -- Pictorial works.
Gihaut & Martinet -- Publisher.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Satire, French -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1833.
Contributors:
Langlumé, Pierre, 1790-, lithographer.
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