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Carle Vernet, Marchande d'Oeufs

Incunabulum  of  Lithography

Vernet, Carle (actually Antoine Charles Horace, Bordeaux 1758 – Paris 1836). Marchande d’Oeufs. The egg seller woman holding her straw-covered tray with only few eggs anymore in front of her. Colored lithograph by François Séraphin Delpech (Paris 1778 – 1825). (1820-22.) 8⅝ × 7⅛ in (22 × 18 cm).

Dayot 147; Beall F 49; Lipperheide Fd 18. – Sheet 44 of the “Cris de Paris”. – “Trois de six-blancs, a la coque tous les gros oeufs, trois de six-blancs, a la coque.”

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