Le Chat Noir, Ballade

Maker and role
Artist: Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen, Swiss, 1859-1923
Year
1884

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Media/materials
Ink and collage on paper
Credit line
Museum purchase with the Helen and Everett H. Jones Purchase Fund
Accession number
TL2006.1
Department
Location
Further information
Steinlen's illustration for the song by Aristide Bruant was published in Le Chat Noir journal on August 9, 1884. The lyrics begin: I seek my fortune/Around the Chat Noir/By the light of the moon/In Montmartre, at night.
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