HORN - FRENCH LITHOGRAPH - Bourdet, Jules Joseph GuillaumeClick Image to ZoomEnlarge Image


Bourdet, Jules Joseph Guillaume (1799-1869)

Hautecoeur Martinet, Paris, c. 1833. Total size in mat: 15" h x 15" w (38 cm x 38 cm). Total size of print: 9" h x 12" w (23 cm x 30.5 cm). In very good condition on the whole. Small tear next to title. Bottom margin trimmed a bit unevenly.
A hand-colored lithograph by Jules Joseph Guillaume Bourdet depicting two men in conversation with their dialogue printed in French at the bottom margin. The man on the left carries an umbrella and asks the other what he is doing; the man on the right, laden with a variety of hunting-related paraphernalia (including a large horn) and accompanied by a dog, responds that he intends to send all of the items to his son, who is studying medicine in Paris. It is the twentieth print in Bourdet's series Les Bigarrures de l'esprit humain.
Jules Joseph Guillaume Bourdet was a French painter and lithographer who exhibited annually at the Paris Salon from 1833 to 1849. He was also a well-respected and sought-after teacher.
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