Felix Vallotton, 1865-1925
Book Jacket for Badauderies parisiennes
Les Rassemblements, physiologies de la rue,
Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection,
Promised Gift to the National Gallery of Art

Vallotton inserted himself among the pedestrians on this book jacket: he is the young man at lower left with a portfolio tucked under his arm. The book is a collection of essays and illustrations that focus on the psychology of the crowd. Its English title is "Strolls through Paris--Crowds, Physiology of the Street."

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