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The Ass and the Old Woman (L’Ane et la Vielle)

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The Ass and the Old Woman (L’Ane et la Vielle)

19th century
153 x 235 mm (6 x 9.3 in.)

Félix Hilaire Buhot, French, (1847–1898)

Object Type: drawing
Medium and Support: Watercolor, pencil, crayon, and Chinese white on medium-weight off-white wove paper
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower left: “Tohub”; inscribed in pencil on verso: “J’ai fait ce dessin en 1871./ A ami au College Rollin./F.B.”; inscribed on verso, lower left: “To Howard Mansfield, Esq./ with the compliments and admiration for his artistic taste/ of -----Max Williams/ Nov. 6th, 1889.”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342)
Bibliography: Gustave Bourcard 59.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1944
Accession Number: 1944.D1.105

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.

  • sheet Dimensions: 153 x 235 mm (6 x 9.3 in.)

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