Signed in stone, lower right: C. J Traviès; inscribed, in print, upper right: La Caricature (Journal) / (No.60.); inscribed, in print, upper right: Pl.121.; inscribed in print above image: AUBERT EDITEUR.; inscribed, in print, beneath image: Faut aveuer que l'governement a une bein drole de tete.; inscribed, in print, lower left: Ch. Philipon in.r.
WRIT 5, On Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2015
FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Fall 2014
See Elise K.Kenney & John M.Merriman, 'The Pear: French Graphic Arts in the Golden Age of Caricature', South Hadley, Massachusetts 1991, p.100, cat.17. Also Judith Wechsler, 'A Human Comedy. Physiognomy and Caricature in 19th Century Paris', London 1982, p.67, fig.42. Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee, "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine" Ex. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, fig. no. 10, 14, ill.
James A. Bergquist, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2014.
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