Plus que ça d'ballon . . . excusez! . . . (This thing is more like a balloon...excuse me) from the Actualités, published in Charivari, June 13, 1855

Plate 199 from Actualités in le Charivari June 13 1855

1855
Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Lithograph(s) by Destouches (French, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 2626, II; H.D. 3629

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.5 x 32 cm (9 1/4 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1970.178

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, second state, from Le Charivari

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

Inscription

Signed on stone, l.l. h.D.; c. Actualités, u.r. 199

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