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L'Oeuvre De Zola; 16 Simili Aquerelles by  H.; Emile Zola Lebourgeois - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 025284)

L'Oeuvre De Zola; 16 Simili Aquerelles

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L'Oeuvre De Zola; 16 Simili Aquerelles

by Lebourgeois, H.; Emile Zola

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Paris; [1898]: E. Bernard & Co. 7" x 10" 16 hand-colored (watercolor ) prints by Lebouregoise which are seldom complete (complete sets are in the British Library, New York Public Library and the Lilly Library at Indiana University). Zola was the object of more caricatures than any other French writer in the 19th Century. It was not just his open view of the erotic but the blatantly scatological. Here the caricatures of Zola are both as an observer and participant of behavior outside normal society. Included are Pot-Bouille which shows him making a move on the cleaning lady, a literary agent [L'agent] bowing before a wealthy publisher, Zola at work with his reference dictionaries "dictionnarie L'Academie" around him, La Docteur Pascal, Zola as satyr in Le Bonheur du Pere Rougon, and others. While these were intended for framing, the set here is complete though the paper covers for the portfolio contain only the front and back covers (detached). Overall toning to first plate, others clean and bright,


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L'Oeuvre De Zola; 16 Simili Aquerelles
Lebourgeois, H.; Emile Zola
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Paris; [1898]
Emile Zola; French Caricatures, Late 19th Century
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Alcuin Books located in Old Town Scottsdale is a store with 15,000 serious books for the collector or scholar. We have ample parking in front of the store for those who wish to browse our holdings.


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