La Marchande d'eau de vie (The Eau de Vie Seller)

Philibert Louis Debucourt, French, 1755 - 1850
after Antoine Charles Horace Vernet, French, 1758 - 1836



Hand-colored engraving on laid paper

Image: 12 3/4 × 9 15/16 in. (32.4 × 25.3 cm)

Sheet: 14 3/4 × 11 in. (37.4 × 27.9 cm)

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


Portfolio / Series Title

Number 2 from Collection de costumes dessiné d'après nature par Carle Vernet (Collection of costumes drawn from life by Carle Vernet)


Charles Bance, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, upper left margin: 5.e [e in superscript] L.on [on in superscript]; inscribed, in plate, upper right margin: N.o [o in superscrit] 2; signed, in plate, lower left: Carle. Vernet.; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Dessiné par C.Vernet.; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: Gravé par Debucourt; inscribed, in plate, lower left: a Paris Chez Ch. Bance rue J.J. Rousseau, N.o [o in superscript] 10.; titled, in plate, lower center: La [de in superscript] d'Eau de vie; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Déposé a la Direction.


Rockman Prints; sold to present collection, 1961.

Catalogue Raisonne

Adhemar, IFF (1953), Vol. 6: 66; Dayot (1925): 78.2.

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