Carle Vernet, Marchande de Volaille et de Gibier

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Vernet, Carle (actually Antoine Charles Horace, Bordeaux 1758 – Paris 1836). Marchande de Volaille et de Gibier. The street seller for game + poultry with highly filled pannier on her back and fowls in both hands, looking for customers. Colored lithograph by François Séraphin Delpech (Paris 1778 – 1825). (1820-22.) 10⅜ × 5⅞ in (26.5 × 15 cm).

Dayot 147; Beall F 49; Lipperheide Fd 18. – Plate 53 of the “Cris de Paris”.

“ Voilà la Marchande d’Oies, achetez mon bel Oie, voulez vous mon beau dindon, voulez vous mon beau lievre, achetez mon beau poulet. ”

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