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Paul Gavarni (aka Hippolyte-Guillaume-Sulpice Chevalier)

French printmaker, illustrator, and painter

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Gavarni captured the private lives of Parisians in the over 4,000 illustrations he produced for journals and magazines.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500006992.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Paul Gavarni (aka Hippolyte-Guillaume-Sulpice Chevalier):

Paul Gavarni Les Propos de Thomas Vireloque, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Les Propos de Thomas Vireloque, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Les Partageuses, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Les Partageuses, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Les Partageuses, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Les Partageuses, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Les Lorettes Vieillies, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Les Lorettes Vieillies, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Les Maris Me Font Toujours Rire, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Les Maris Me Font Toujours Rire, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Les Maris Me Font Toujours Rire, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Histoire d’en Dire Deux, ca. 1852-1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Le Jeu des Dominos, 19th century Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Messieurs du Feuilleton, 19th century Lithograph on India paper
Paul Gavarni St. Pierre, mon ami, vous êtes capot!, 1838 Lithograph with hand coloring on heavyweight wove paper
Paul Gavarni Les Etudiants de Paris, 19th century Lithograph
Paul Gavarni The Students of Paris (Les Etudiants de Paris), 19th century Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Charitable sir, may God save your sons from my daughters, 1852 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni My friend, your wife is charming. My friend, yours is even more so., 1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni And here is the enormous secret that my husband has been hiding from me for a month. And you knew about it?… For six weeks, 1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni How poorly you lie, my love (Comme tu ments mal, mon cheri), 1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Spouse cooing next to her master, 1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni My husband’s last passion? See what the daguerreotype says. Not pretty, a common air, and what awful hands…one wonders what a creature like that has going for her. Illicitness, my dear., 1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni (The Duke to his wife) You have enough virtue left to make me happy, 1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Do you know that charming woman? Perfectly, she is the woman of two of my friends., 1852 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Not love me any more! …but, Pamela, that would be a luxury beyond your means, 1852 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Bird of Passage, 1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni If I were you I would blame him for all of my faults and that would be the end of it, 1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni My pet, you can never find anyone to scratch you as well as you can scratch yourself, 1853 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni Piano, No. 4, 19th century Lithograph on India paper
Paul Gavarni La Cantonnade, 19th century Lithograph
Paul Gavarni I express my condolences, Madame, widow of the world, ca. 1852 Lithograph
Paul Gavarni La Chanson de Table, 1852 Lithograph
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ULAN biographical content is displayed with permission of the Getty Research Institute. Some ULAN content in some DAC artist records has been lightly edited. Content from the Getty Research Institute is © 2017 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.

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