"Nicolas Toussaint Charlet: Aquarelle "paysan And Its Ass""If we no longer present Nicolas Toussaint CHARLET (1792-1845), most amateurs know especially his scenes of Napoleonic history, ignoring the more intimate side of his art, his peasant scenes and especially those implementing small children confronted with grandfathers telling stories or schoolmasters overwhelmed ...
Our watercolor is the bridge between the two since it shows us a visibly well-off farmer going to sell mounted on his ass a few black hens in the market, his baby swaddled in his arms.
Watercolor and wash on cardboard or paper mounted on cardboard, 26.5 X 20.5 cm, mounted under a recent marie-louise 42 X 32 cm.
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