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Even more indigestible than a lobster dinner is a gentleman who has a passion to sing a romance after the meal. (Reflections of a guest who is forced to listen)
(Ce qui est plus indigeste que le homard, c'est monsieur qui, après un grand diner a la manie de chanter une romance. (Réflexion d'un invité forcé d'écouter).)
(1844) {or (1864)}
plate from the Croquis Parisiens (Sketches of Parisians) series

gillotype on brown paper
19.0 × 21.4 cm (image) 19.4 × 22.2 cm (comp.) 22.1 × 22.2 cm (comp. and text) 28.0 × 27.5 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Deiltel 3355 ii/ii
2nd of 2 states
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: h D
printed in ink (in image) l.r.: GILLOT Sc.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1930
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display