Les Grottes d'Osselles (The Grottos of Osselles)

Nicolas Toussaint Charlet, French, 1792 - 1845
Jean Lubin Vauzelle, French, 1776 - after 1837



Lithograph on chine collé on wove paper

Sheet: 13 3/8 × 20 3/4 in. (34 × 52.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Godefroy Engelmann, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, upper center: P. 115.; lower left: Charlet 1829. sculp.t; center: Lith. de Engelmann. / Les grottes d'Osselles (Franche Comte) / la chaire a precher; lower right: Taylor del.

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


Charles D. Childs, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1952.

Catalogue Raisonne

J. Adhemar, Inventaire du fonds francais apres 1800, vol. 4, p. 345, no. 237.

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