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After the Ball, the Reveler

Jean-Louis Forain1882

Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Memphis, United States

  • Title: After the Ball, the Reveler
  • Creator: Jean-Louis Forain
  • Date: 1882
  • Physical Dimensions: 12 1/4 x 18 1/2 inches
  • Description: A close reference to Honoré Daumier’s Rue Transnonain from 1834, After the Ball, the Reveler is Jean-Louis Forain’s contemporary image of debauchery. After a night of drunken revelry, a dandy lies collapsed in drunken sleep. Forain, ever the naturalistic artist, spares no detail in his expression of moral decay.
  • Provenance: Museum purchase with funds provided by Brenda and Lester Crain, Hyde Family Foundations, Irene and Joe Orgill and the Rose Family Foundation
  • Type: Pastels
  • Rights: Dixon Gallery and Gardens. For Terms and Conditions for use of this image please contact the Registrar at 901-761-5250.
  • Medium: Pastel on paper

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