Lieutenant, je cherche du fourrage pour mon cheval (Lieutenant, I am Looking for Fodder for My Horse)

Nicolas Toussaint Charlet, French, 1792 - 1845



Lithograph on wove paper

Image: 4 1/2 × 5 3/8 in. (11.4 × 13.7 cm)

Sheet: 10 1/8 × 12 7/8 in. (25.7 × 32.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P



Imprimerie H. Gaugain & Cie


Gihaut Frères, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, on stone, lower left margin: Charlet del.t [t in superscript]; inscribed, on stone, lower center: Lieutenant je cherche du fourrage pour mon cheval / à Paris chez H. Gaugain & [ie in superscript] rue Vivienne No. [o in superscript] 2 Imp. lith de H. Gaugain rue de Vaugirard No. [o in superscript] 34; Collector's mark, stamped, in brown ink, center: Dr. Jul. Hofmann / Wien [in rectangle] [Lugt 1264]

Course History

ARTH 49, European Art in the Age of Revolution (1750-1850), Katie Hornstein, Fall 2013

ARTH 17.2, FILM 50, When Media Were New, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2014


Formerly in the collection of Dr. Julius Hofmann (1840-1913), Vienna (Lugt 1264); Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1949.

Catalogue Raisonne

M. de la Combe, Charlet, Paris, 1856, no. 318

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