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Lithograph - A Day's Widowhood: You shall never have another father
  • A Day's Widowhood: You shall never have another father
    Devéria, Achille Jacques Jean Marie, born 1800 - died 1857
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A Day's Widowhood: You shall never have another father

  • Object:

    Lithograph

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    mid-1830s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Devéria, Achille Jacques Jean Marie, born 1800 - died 1857 (artist)
    Lemercier et Cie (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F.S.A.

  • Museum number:

    E.118-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case ES, shelf 108, box B

Physical description

Lithograph showing a woman in a black dress and veil sitting on a sofa holding her young son and daughter close to her. Behind the sofa hangs a portrait of a man, and to the left, a young man and woman are shown coming through the door. To the right a priest is seen reading the last rites over a dead body, whose hand is just visible through a gap in the bed curtains.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

mid-1830s (made)

Artist/maker

Devéria, Achille Jacques Jean Marie, born 1800 - died 1857 (artist)
Lemercier et Cie (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 12.375 in, Width: 8.5 in

Descriptive line

Achille Devéria. 'Veuve d'un jour. Vous n'aurez jamais d'autre père'. Published by Lemercier.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.

Materials

Lithographic ink

Techniques

Lithography

Categories

Death; Day wear; Women's clothes; Children & Childhood; Children's clothes; Interiors; Furniture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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