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The New Oedipus before the New Sphinx (Le nouvel Œdipe devant le nouveau Sphinx), from Actualités

Series/Portfolio:
Actualités
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Date:
1851
Medium:
Lithograph; first state of two (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 13/16 × 14 1/8 in. (27.5 × 35.8 cm) Image: 7 11/16 in. × 11 in. (19.6 × 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Mary Martin Fund, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.1091
Not on view
Inscription: In stone on hat on sphinx: CONSTITUT
In stone at lower left: hD
In stone at bottom center: 291

Marking: On recto at lower right: Collector's stamp of Suzanne Vouay (Lugt Suppl. 2373c)
Suzanne Vouay (French, born Paris 1896); Vendor: Craddock and Barnard, London
Delteil Daumier VI.2116 i/ii; Hazard & Delteil 2865
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