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Title:: Caricature Portrait of J. Barbey-d'Aurevilly Year:: 1893
Artist: Vallotton, Félix After:  
Medium: lithograph Provenance:
Period: Swiss 19th Century School/Style: Caricature 18th-19th Century
Catalogs: Vallotton & Goerg 35 ii/ii;
Price: $1,000.00
Description: Fine impression on white wove paper with full margins; minor dust, soft creases and pale foxing near some edges of the sheet. The work is apparently rare, V & G mentioning only a few impressions of both the first and second states. Barbey-d'Aurevilly (1811-1891) was the Normandy-born author of such decadent books as Les Diabolique, Un Prêtre Marié, Une Vieille Maitresse and L'Ensorcelée, the last two of which were illustrated by Félix Buhot. In online exhibition, FÉLIX, AUGUSTE and FRIENDS (Buhot, Lepère, Bracquemond, Lalauze, Somm, Goeneutte, Laboureur, Béjot and Vallotton).