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The Old Rag-and-Bone Man (Le Chiffonnier ereinte)

19th century
336 x 236 mm (13.2 x 9.3 in.)

Jean-François Raffaëlli, French, (1850–1924)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Drypoint and aquatint on lightweight “chine volante” (fine cream Japanese laid paper)
State: Second of three states
Edition: Originally intended for publication in Le Jour et la Nuit. which was never published.
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower left center: “J. F. Raffaëlli”; inscribed in pencil, verso: “JKE”
Bibliography: Loys Delteil 3, second of three states; Beraldi 1; Michel Melot, The Impressionist Print (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996), p. 152, plate 159.
Credit Line: John E. Andrus III (BA Wesleyan 1933) Fund, 2010
Accession Number: 2010.1.1

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  • Impressionist
  • ragpickers - Those who pick up rags and other waste material of any value from the streets, rubbage cans, or dump sites, as a means of livelihood. [January 1993 descriptor added.]

  • image Dimensions: 336 x 236 mm (13.2 x 9.3 in.)

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