An Omnibus During Flu Season (Un Omnibus en Temps de Grippe)

date unknown
Formerly attributed to Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19 x 25 cm (7 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.710

Medium or Technique

Black chalk, brush and gray and brown wash, blue, pink and white body color, on gray paper

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Drawings

According to Daumier experts, a pastiche of motifs from Daumier, not by him, and probably a forgery.

Inscription

Signed lower right in chalk: "H. D." Mounted in leather album stamped with monogram A. M. with ohter French drawings of the romantic period.

Provenance

J. H. Hammond; to his daughter and her husband, a schoolmaster named Bate; Colnaghi; purchased May 1964

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund and Tompkins Collection—Arthur Gordon Tompkins Fund