Provenance: Jules Hetzel, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Jules Hetzel Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 26, 1884, no. 127; William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1884, by purchase [George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Object Type: drawings
Medium: iron gall ink with red ink, sanguine colored ink, and graphite heightened with white on brown, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper
Inscriptions: "Gavarni" in red ink, lower left; "En v'la un gros saoul!" in red ink, lower right; "oeuvres inedités de Gavarni/Hetzel & Cie" on reverse in red stamp; "No 130" in pink crayon on the verso
Exhibitions: The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma. 2005-2006.