They say that the Parisians are difficult to please, on these four benches there is not one discontent. - it is true that all these Frenchmen are Romans.

On dit que les Parisiens sont difficile à satisfaire , sur ces quartre banquettes pas un mécontant.- il est vrai que tous Français sont des Romains.
Plate 2 from Croquis Pris au Théâtre par Daumier in le Charivari February 13 1864

1864
Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879), Lithograph(s) by Destouches (French, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 3263, II (album); H.D. 1517

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.5 x 25.8 cm (12 3/8 x 10 3/16 in.) Image: 24.8 x 23.2 cm (9 3/4 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

B4218.2

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, second state, album impression

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Signed on stone, l.l. h.D.; Croquis Pris au Théâtre par Daumier, u.r. 2

Provenance

William P. Babcock; bequest to the MFA, June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock