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Le Petit, Alfred (painter, lithographer, journalist, and chansonnier; Aumale 1841 – Levallois-Perret 1909). Louis Blanc. The socialist publicist (his Organisation du Travail of 1840 “raised tremendous sensation”) and historian as pansy – “Pensées” – on a batch of his works. Colored lithograph. Inscribed: Alfred Le Petit PARIS. 4 février 1871, otherwise as above and below resp. 9¾ × 5¼ in (24.8 × 13.5 cm).

Alfred Le Petit, Louis Blanc ("Pensées")

Osterwalder, Dictionnaire des Illustrateurs, p. 622. – Plate 13 of Le Petit’s Fleurs, Fruits & Légumes du Jour. – With the address of L’Éclipse and that of the printer Coulbœuf, both Paris. – With H. Briollet’s quatrain:

« Il montre en tout ce qu’il écrit / Des opinions avancées, / Car, pour le peuple qu’il chérit, / Son front est rempli de pensées. »

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