C'est unique! j'ai pris quatre tailles, juste comme celles là dans ma vie; Fifine ma première! Cocotte, cette gueuse de Cocotte! la grande Mimi, et mon épouse là haut dans le coin. [It's unique! I had my arms around these four waists in my life: Fifine, m

What a coincidence. I used to embrace four waists just like these during my lifetime. Fifine, my first! Cocotte, that little devil! The big Mimi! And my wife up there in the corner.

1840
Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 0711, II; H.D. 1656

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.6 x 22.2 cm (12 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1972.29

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, second state

Out on Loan

On display at Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Japan, June 10, 2017 – October 15, 2017

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

impression from Le Charivari

Inscription

Signed on stone, l.l. h.D.; c. Émotions parisiennes; u.r. 27

Provenance

By 1899, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of Babcock to the MFA. (Accession date: March 26, 2015)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock