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Poète classique composant une églogue . . .

Plate 17 from Moeurs conjugales in Le Charivari February 28 1840
Classical poets composing an eclogue about the quiet pastoral life... "and these wretched journalists will say that my style is vague. How on earth can you be clear with such collaborators?!"

1840
Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 0640, II (hand colored); H.D. 2084

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.7 x 27 cm (14 1/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.1082

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, second state, album impression, hand colored

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Signed on stone, l.l. h.D.; c. Moeurs Conjugales; u.r. N. 17

Provenance

PDP Register entry: Date acquired, 4/1/1923 [exact to month]

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard