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Publisher:
Cadart, A.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Lalanne, Maxime  Search this
Photographer:
Bacot, Edmond  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 10 cm x 7.4 cm; 3 15/16 in x 2 15/16 in
plate: 14.5 cm x 11.2 cm; 5 11/16 in x 4 7/16 in
sheet: 31.3 cm x 25 cm; 12 5/16 in x 9 13/16 in
Object Name:
print
etching on chine colle
Object Type:
Etching
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Département de Ville-de-Paris
Date made:
1864
Description:
Maxime Lalanne’s etching <I>Le Chambre de Victor Hugo</I> shows Hugo’s bedroom in Hauteville House on the Isle of Guernsey. The distinguished French author of works such as <I>Les Misérables</I> left Paris for political exile after a coup brought to power Louis Napoleon, later Napoleon III. The print was originally published as one of a suite of twelve to accompany a book titled <I>Chez Victor Hugo par un Passant (At Victor Hugo’s House by a Passer-by)</I>. Hugo’s son Charles based his book on the reporting of Edmond Bacot, who visited Hugo in 1862. Lalanne etched this scene after one of the photographs Bacot took.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Literature  Search this
Credit Line:
Jean Leon Gerome Ferris
ID Number:
GA.14597
Catalog number:
14597
Accession number:
94830
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1002100