- Johannot, Tony
- Wood engraving
- Portrait (taller)
- University of Illinois Library, the Internet Archive
- Le diable boiteux
- Lesage, Alain-René
- Paris: Ernest Bourdin et Cie., 1840
- Open Library:
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A man sits at a desk in a corner of a study, using one hand to prop up a book open against the wall facing him and the other to write with a quill.
The caption reads in the original French:
Il est entouré de mille volumes et il en compose un où il ne met rien du sien.
Keywords: 1840s, 19th century, black & white, book, male, writing