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A Theater Audience

Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Date:
19th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gouache, and watercolor over black chalk
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 x 11 11/16 in. (34.4 x 29.7cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.203
Not on view
Les Spectateurs - Foyer du théâtre

Signature: Pen and black ink, lower left corner: h.Daumier
César de Hauke Paris; Knoedler and Co. New York; Donor: Walter C. Baker New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Master Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. "Honore Daumier, 1808-1879," June 11, 1999–September 6, 1999.

Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais. "Honore Daumier, 1808-1879," October 5, 1999–January 3, 2000.

Phillips Collection. "Honore Daumier, 1808-1879," February 19, 2000–May 14, 2000.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 4, 2011–June 12, 2011.

Maison 503
Sale Catalogue. Galerie Charpentier, Paris, March 9, 1956, cat. no. 8.

K. E. Maison "Unbekannte Werke von Daumier." Pantheon. vol. 19, July-August 1961, fig. no. 3, p. 205, ill.

Alan Bowness, K. E. Maison Daumier. Paintings and Drawings. Exh. cat. Tate Gallery, Arts Council of Great Britain, London, June-July 30, 1961, cat. no. 168, fig. no. pl. 280, ill.

Claus Virch Master Drawings in the Collection of Walter C. Baker. New York, 1962, cat. no. 100, p. 57, ill.

Romantics and Realists. A Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of the Citizen's Committee for Children of New York, Inc. Ex. cat. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, April 7-May 7, 1966, cat. no. 42, ill.

K. E. Maison Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings. 2 vols., New York, 1968, cat. no. 503, fig. no. pl. 172, p. 168, ill.

Treasures from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Exh. cat., Yokohama Museum of Art. Denys Sutton, Yomiyuri Shimbun, Yokohama, 1989, cat. no. 110, p. 165, ill.



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