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After Victor Hugo, "Les Contemplations," liv. iii.--"Melancholia", (painting)

Artist:
Paternostre, Louis
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 147 (Sale info: For Sale).
"Above his doomed head the cruel lash doth whirl;/ 'Tis Monday--at the village inn yestreen the churl/ Drank fury, shouts and oaths, from oft-filled cup./ Ah! what the formidable law that renders up/ One creature to another's power, and the brute/ Bewildered, to the sot! The Beast, in terror mute,/ Can go no farther, feels the shadow's weight, nor knows,/ Beneath the crushing stone, the whip-stock's felling blows,/ E'en what the stone, or what the man would have of him." [P. 13.]
The Exhibition of Paintings of the International Art Institution, 694 Broadway, corner of Fourth Street. Wm. Aufermann, Director. Every painting is For Sale.--Information about prices to be had at the office. New-York: G.B. Teubner, Printer, 10 Spruce Street. 1861.
Artist address: Paris.
Topic:
Literature--Hugo--Contemplations
Recreation--Cafe
State of Being--Emotion--Sorrow
Figure male
Literature--Poetry
Control number:
AECI 01430147
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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