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Image: The Nights of Mr. Baudelaire (Les Nuits de Monsieur Baudelaire)

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The Nights of Mr. Baudelaire (Les Nuits de Monsieur Baudelaire)

19th century
275 x 211 mm (10.8 x 8.3 in.)

Durandeau, French

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on wove newsprint paper
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: From “Le Boulevard” 10 December 1861, published by Bertauts (Paris)
Marks: Signed on stone, lower left: “Durandeau”
Bibliography: Beraldi vol. 6, p. 77 without first name or dates; see Robert J. Goldstein, Censorship of Political Caricature in France (Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1989), p. 183 on the closing in 1863 of Le Boulevard; and Elisabeth Fallaize, Etienne Carjat and “Le Boulevard” (Geneva: Slatkine, 1987).
Credit Line: Weedon Endowment funds, 1981
Accession Number: 1981.30.1

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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.
  • birds
  • caricatures - Use for representations, often portraits, that exaggerate certain features or characteristics to humorous or ludicrous effect. [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • night
  • ravens
  • symbolism
  • symbols - Use for visible signs (which can include figures, such as personifications, or objects) that stand for something else, often something abstract or invisible. [January 1994 related terms added. April 1991 descriptor moved.]

  • image Dimensions: 275 x 211 mm (10.8 x 8.3 in.)

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