La mère est dans le feu de la composition, l'enfant est dans l'eau de la baignoire! (The mother is in the heat of composing, while the baby is in the water of the bathtub! from Les Bas-Bleus (Blue Stockings) in Le Charivari, February 26, 1844

Plate 7 from Les Bas-Bleus in le Charivari February 26 1844

1844
Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 1227, II; H.D. 691

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.6 x 22.5 cm (11 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1971.10

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.r. h.D.; c. Les Bas-Bleus, u.r. 7

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