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W16 Hannoosh - FRENCH 270 - La Boheme

Pierre Bonnard<br><em>Quelques aspects de la vie de Paris. Plate 9: Le Pont des Arts</em><br>1867 - 1947<br>color lithograph | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1950/1.154
This lithograph is printed in black ink on a rose-colored chine collé paper. It depicts a wide Parisian boulevard as though seen from above at a distance. Large trees and buildings line either side of the street. Vehicles and pedestrians, many of whom appear to hold umbrellas, people the scene.
Camille Pissarro<br><em>Boulevard Montmartre</em><br>1894 - 1904<br>lithograph, rose chine appliqué | wove paper<br>Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink<br>2012/2.213
A bust-length image of an old man with a full beard smoking a pipe. He holds the pipe with his right hand, and glances to his left. He wears a black short hat and a lighter-colored button-up coat or smock. The background is left blank.
Édouard Manet<br><em>Le Fumeur (First Plate)</em><br>1866<br>etching, drypoint | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1953/2.26
Edgar Degas<br><em>Self-Portrait (Edgar Degas, par lui-même)</em><br>1877<br>etching | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1959/1.96
Paul Cézanne<br><em>Self-Portrait</em><br>1898 - 1899<br>lithograph | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1952/2.3
A young woman is seated in bright sunlight on a step or stoop, leaning slightly forward. The light source is to the right, causing deep shadows to fall on the right side of her face. Her arms are folded over the dark fabric in her lap and she holds a cigarette in her right hand.
James McNeill Whistler<br><em>Fumette, One of the 'Twelve Etchings from Nature,' or the 'French Set'</em><br>1858<br>etching and drypoint | Japan paper<br>Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker<br>1954/1.320
The main figure in this print is a man standing in contraposto pose in a generic outdoor setting. His right hand rests on his hip, a guitar is slung across his back, and a piece of cloth is tied around his head. His gaze meets that of the audience. He stands in the center of the composition. To his left is a seated woman with a naked baby in her lap; a sack lays on the ground next to her bare feet. Behind her, a standing boy leans his head backwards in order to drink from the upturned jug he holds. He is shown in profile. All of the depicted people wear simple, loose-fitting and slightly worn-looking costumes. Three-quarters of the background space is comprised of a cloudy sky; a rocky terrain is suggested in the midddle background.<br />
The print is signed in the plate, lower right corner, "éd. Manet."
Édouard Manet<br><em>Les Gitanos</em><br>1862<br>etching | paper<br>Gift of Jean Paul Slusser<br>1957/2.50
A man laying on his back dominates this landscape-oriented black-and-white lithograph. He is fully dressed. Positioned diagonally across the foreground and depicted using dramatic foreshortening, his face is near the viewer (a mustache is visible, and he wears a hat reminiscent of a kepi, or military hat), while his stiff upturned feet lead the eye towards the ramshackle wall of paving stones that cuts horizontally across the top third of the composition. A pair of feet peeking out of striped trousers jut into the lower right foreground, while stones and possibly a wheel fill the left foreground. Hazy fences and buildings rise in the background empty stretches of street.<br /><br />
The work is signed on the stone (on one of the piled-up paving stones) in the front left foreground: “Manet / 1871”.<br /><br />
Title printed in typeface below the image: "GUERRE CIVILE"
Édouard Manet<br><em>Guerre Civile</em><br>1871<br>lithograph | laid China paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1961/2.20
An organ grinder and a young girl perform on a Paris street.
Eugène Atget<br><em>Street Musicians</em><br>1898 - 1974<br>gold-toned gelatin silver print | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1974/1.120
Street vendor standing in the middle of a paved street.
Eugène Atget<br><em>Marchand Abat-Jours</em><br>1899 - 1974<br>gold-toned gelatin silver print | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1974/1.112
Shack belonging to a group of ragpickers.
Eugène Atget<br><em>Ragpickers' Hut</em><br>1912 - 1974<br>gold-toned gelatin silver print | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1974/1.118
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec<br><em>Poster: Le divan Japonais</em><br>1892<br>crayon, brush, spatter and transferred screen lithograph | paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1959/2.94

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