- Bayard, Émile
- Wood engraving
- Pannemaker, Adolphe François
- Portrait (taller)
- Robarts Library, the Internet Archive
- Contes et romans populaires
- Chatrian, Alexandre, Erckmann, Émile
- Paris: Hetzel, n.d.
- Open Library:
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A smiling man with grey curly hair sits half-hidden behind the large leather-bound book he’s reading at a table cluttered with various objects, among which more books, pipes, a skull, etc.
The caption reads in the original French:
Knapwurst s’était remis à sa lecture.
Keywords: 19th century, black & white, book, portrait, reading, skull