Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Object Type: watercolors
Medium: watercolor, ink, and white heightening with graphite underdrawing on cream, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper
Inscriptions: "Gavarni" in red ink, lower right; "...Mon patron m'a fichu un drole de savon! --Et avec ça, qu'est-ce que tu payes?" at bottom
Exhibitions: Watercolors and Drawings by Gavarni. National Gallery of Art, Washington. 1953-1954., 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.
Dimensions: H: 11 15/16 x W: 8 1/4 in. (30.4 x 21 cm)