Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Un Soir de Fête Nationale, from Les Beaux Jours de la Vie, published in Le Charivari, August 21, 1844

Series/Portfolio:
Les Beaux Jours de la Vie
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
August 21, 1844
Medium:
Lithograph; second state of two (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 15/16 × 8 5/8 in. (27.8 × 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer, 1918
Accession Number:
18.35.3
Not on view
The National Holiday, Paris, July 29, 1844

Inscription: At top center: LES BEAUX JOURS DE LA VIE.
At upper right: 29.
In stone tt lower right: h.D. / 618
At lower left: Chez Aubert Pl. de la Bourse, 29.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: UN SOIR DE FÊTE NATIONALE. / Ça ne manque jamais......on sort pour aller voir le feu, et on ne jouit que de l'eau!

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Newsprint on verso
Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer; Donor: Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints, Fireworks! Four Centuries of Pyrotechnics in Prints and Drawings," June 6, 2000–July 9, 2000.

Delteil Daumier IV.1107 ii/ii; Hazard & Deltiel 744
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