The Piano Lesson | Gustave Flaubert / Prevost, 1856-86

Prevost, The piano lesson, girl playing the piano with a doll, 1886
illustration from L'Illustration, Journal Universel, No 2284, Volume LXXXVIII

“As for the piano, the faster her fingers flew over it, the more he marveled. She struck
the keys with aplomb and ran from one end of the keyboard to the other without a stop.” 

 Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, 1856

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