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Le Sauvetage d'Arion, from Histoire Ancienne, published in Le Charivari, November 1, 1842

Series/Portfolio:
Histoire Ancienne
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Bauger et Cie (Paris)
Date:
November 1, 1842
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 × 8 5/8 in. (29.9 × 21.9 cm) Image: 9 1/2 × 7 7/8 in. (24.1 × 20 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Weston J. Naef in honor of Kathleen W. Naef, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.656.11
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: HISTOIRE ANCIENNE.
At upper right: 55
At lower left: Chez Bauger R. du Croissant 16.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: LA SAUVETAGE D'ARION. / Par un gros poisson delittante / Ce tenor fut sauvé grâce à sa fraîche voix. / Maint chanteur que l'Opéra vante, / Dans une pareille tourmente, . N'attendrirait pas un anchois. / Extrait d'un feuilleton de Mr. Berlioz

Marking: On recto at lower left: AM Collector's stamp of Albert Maroni (Lugt 150b)
Newsprint on verso
Albert Maroni; Donor: Weston J. Naef
Delteil Daumier III.957 iii/iii; Hazard & Delteil 1933
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