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Inscription

lower left in stone: h.D; lower right in stone: 26; upper center in plate: L'EXPOSITION DE 1859; upper right in plate: 2; lower left in plate: Maison Martinet, 172, r. Rivoli et 41, r. Vivienne; lower right in plate: Lith. Destouches, 28, r. Paradis Pre. Paris.; across bottom in plate: _Dire que je vais être prochainement exposé et que tout Paris va me voir ..._; by later hand, lower left in graphite: 3136 ii/ii; by later hand. lower right in graphite: R[?]

Provenance

Dr. Ruth B. Benedict (1913-1993), Washington; bequest to NGA, 1994.

Bibliography
1906
Delteil, Loys. Le peintre-graveur illustre. 31 vols. Paris: Published by the author, 1906-1926. Reprint. New York: Collectors Editions, Da Capo Press, 1969. Vol. 30 (Albert Besnard) is by Louis Godefroy.