France - c. 1896
E. Le Mouël

33 x 48 in (83 x 122 cm)

ID #LB39x55-Z-45

Advertisement for good-smelling lamp oil. 

- Julie, vous avez encoure mis des odeurs? - Pardon, Madame j'ai renverse d'l'Olympienne sur mon tablier...C'est du petrole qu'embaume. 

Translation: "Julie, did you put on perfume again?" "Sorry, Madame I spilled Olympienne on the table. That fragrance is petrol!"

Artist: E. Le Mouel

Year: c. 1896

Condition: Good, please note creases and stains on the bottom left corner

Linen-backed on canvas

1890s 1896 19th century 500-1000 b&w black cat cat Chaix cheret domestic energy FR France France French french maid fuel home appliances home goods homegoods lamp lamp oil lamps lighting maid medium mouël odorless oil old lady old woman red size-32-5x48 toc turn of the century