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Charmants Enfants No. 1 (Charming Children Number 1)
  • Félix Edouard Vallotton
    1865–1925
    born: Lausanne, Switzerland ; died: Paris, France
  • Charmants Enfants No. 1 (Charming Children Number 1)
  • Where object was made: France
  • photomechanical relief print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 166 x 198 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/2 x 7 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 299 x 213 mm irregular
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 8 3/8 in irregular
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift from the Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection, Houston
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0112
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Black and white image of what appears to be a cartoon. At TLQ there is a bald man dressed in old clothes holding his hat and a woman standing on the stoop in a doorway. Woman wears a dress and cap. A small black dog stands by the woman and appears to be barking. At TRQ there is a man in a suit holding a cane and a woman wearing a dress, hat, and cape. At bottom half of image there is a group of young people who are trying to help rescue a dog from a body of water.