Art/ Collection/ Art Object

--No matter what one says, old things are always beautiful. --Yes, my dear, but only in marble.

Series/Portfolio:
Tout ce qu'on voudra
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Date:
January 21, 1850
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
Overall: 14 3/16 x 9 1/2 in. (36.1 x 24.2 cm) image: 10 x 8 11/16 in. (25.4 x 22 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
A. Hyatt Mayor Purchase Fund, Marjorie Phelps Starr Bequest, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.1114.5
Not on view
On a beau dire, l'antique est toujours beau. . .

Inscription: signed in stone, bottom center: h. D.
numbered in stone, bottom right: 1003

Marking: Newsprint on verso
Marjorie Phelps Starr; Vendor: Howard P. Vincent (American)Donor: Marjorie Phelps Starr
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 4, 2005–January 9, 2006.

Delteil, Daumier.1702
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