Provenance: Jules Hetzel, Paris; Jules Hetzel Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 26, 1884, no. 133; 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: watercolors
Medium: watercolor and red ink with graphite underdrawing and white heightening on cream, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper
Inscriptions: "Gavarni" in lower right; "quand nos demoiselles auront fini d'offenser la morale publique, on va souper" at bottom; "oeuvres inedités de Gavarni/Hetzel & Cie." on reverse in red stamp; "No 99" in pink wax crayon, verso
Exhibitions: Watercolors by the Masters: Dürer to Cézanne. Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis. 1952., French Masterworks on Paper. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1992., 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.