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The pleasures of fishing. You are always in such a rush. Good God, we only just got here at noon and it is now only a quarter past five. Just give me a little more time, I am sure I'll end up by catching one.
(Les plaisirs de la pêche. Tu es toujours pressée toi!.... que diable nous sommes arrivés à midi et il n'est encore que cinq heures un quart....... donne moi le temps, je suis sur que je finirai par en attraper un!...)
(1842)
no. 50 from the Moeurs conjugales (Marital etiquette) series

Medium
hand-coloured lithograph and gum arabic on buff paper
Measurements
24.6 × 22.4 cm irreg. (image) 29.2 × 22.4 cm (image and text) 34.0 × 27.0 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Delteil 673 iii/iv
Edition
3rd of 4 states
Accession Number
1338-4
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1944
Gallery location
Not on display