Description Louis-Charles-Alfred de Musset (b. 1810), French poet and playwright, published his first volume of poetry in 1829, when he was but twenty and quickly gained prominence. Musset penned many short stories and plays and was received into the Académie Française in 1852.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Bottom center: DAVID; [Date] Bottom center: 1831; [Inscription] On left: ALFRED / DE MUSSEET; [Inscription] On obverse: FUMIÈRE / ET CIE SUCRS - THIEBAUT FRES / PARIS
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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