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Rentier et sa bonne - Comedy drawing by Fernand Fau (1858-1919) - "

XEE4148772 Rentier et sa bonne - Comedy drawing by Fernand Fau (1858-1919) - " The Rire", April 20, 1895 by Fau, Fernand (1858-1919); Private Collection; (add.info.: Rentier et sa bonne - Comedy drawing by Fernand Fau (1858-1919) - " The Rire", April 20, 1895); French, out of copyright

Media ID 22747862

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Annuity Beautiful Period Bourgeoisie A Journal Conversation


10"x8" (25x20cm) Photo Print

Bring a touch of whimsy and charm to your home or office with the Media Storehouse range of Photographic Prints featuring "Rentier et sa bonne" by Fernand Fau. This delightful comedy drawing, published in "Le Rire" on April 20, 1895, showcases Fau's exceptional artistic talent and wit. The image captures a rentier, or wealthy man of leisure, and his maid in a playful moment, sure to bring a smile to your face. Add this timeless piece to your collection and elevate your space with the beauty and elegance of fine art.

Printed on archival quality paper for unrivalled stable artwork permanence and brilliant colour reproduction with accurate colour rendition and smooth tones. Printed on professional 234gsm Fujifilm Crystal Archive DP II paper. 10x8 for landscape images, 8x10 for portrait images.

Our Photo Prints are in a large range of sizes and are printed on Archival Quality Paper for excellent colour reproduction and longevity. They are ideal for framing (our Framed Prints use these) at a reasonable cost. Alternatives include cheaper Poster Prints and higher quality Fine Art Paper, the choice of which is largely dependant on your budget.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 18.5cm x 25.4cm (7.3" x 10")

Estimated Product Size is 20.3cm x 25.4cm (8" x 10")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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This comedic drawing by Fernand Fau captures a humorous moment between a wealthy rentier and his maid. Created in 1895 for the French journal "The Rire" this artwork showcases Fau's talent for caricature and satire. In the image, we see the rentier, dressed in fine attire, engaged in conversation with his bonne (maid). The exaggerated features of both characters add to the comical effect of the scene. The rentier appears pompous and self-important, while the maid seems amused by his antics. Fau's attention to detail is evident in every aspect of this print. From the intricate engravings to the delicate shading, he brings these characters to life on paper. The setting suggests a bourgeois household during France's beautiful period, providing insight into societal norms and domestic dynamics at that time. This artwork not only serves as entertainment but also offers commentary on class distinctions and human communication. Fau skillfully uses humor to shed light on these topics, making it relatable even over a century later. As part of a private collection now available through Bridgeman Images' Fine Art Finder platform, this print allows us to appreciate Fau's artistic prowess and delve into an intriguing era of French history. It reminds us that art has always been a powerful medium for social critique and reflection.

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