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Nicolas Toussaint Charlet

Image: Wounded Grenadier of the Imperial Guard Talking to a Peasant and Two Children

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Wounded Grenadier of the Imperial Guard Talking to a Peasant and Two Children

ca. 1830
19th century
501 x 321 mm (19.7 x 12.6 in.)

Nicolas Toussaint Charlet, French, (1792–1845)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Pen and crayon lithograph on tan wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Unfinished work. The print, never published, is very rare; it was intended for, but not published in, a set of 12 prints, “Croquis a la Maniere Noire,” Paris, Gibaut Freres, 1840
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Faint collector’s mark, lower center
Bibliography: LaCombe 433 (2nd part, section 7, “Pieces diverses non terminées”).
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1991
Accession Number: 1991.11.1

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  • early lithography
  • lithography - Planographic printing process in which a design is deposited on the stone or plate with a greasy substance and the surface is chemically treated to accept ink only in the greasy areas. [August 1996 alternate term added. March 1995 related term added. January 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]
  • military
  • Napoleonic era
  • peasants - Use for free people who support themselves by tilling the soil, either as small landholders or hired laborers. For the social class comprised of these people, use "peasantry." For those in a condition of servitude under feudalism, owing services to a lord and commonly attached to the lord's land, use "serfs." [December 1992 descriptor added.]
  • unfinished

  • sheet Dimensions: 501 x 321 mm (19.7 x 12.6 in.)

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