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Position reputée la plus commode pour avoir un joli portrait. . ., from Les Bons Bourgeois, published in Le Charivari, July 24, 1847

Series/Portfolio:
Les Bons Bourgeois
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
July 24, 1847
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 in. × 9 in. (29.5 × 22.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Weston J. Naef in honor of Kathleen W. Naef, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.656.4
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: LES BONS BOURGEOIS.
At upper right: No. 49.
In stone at lower right: 972 / h.D.
At lower left: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At lower right: Chez Aubert & Cie Pl. de la Bourse
At bottom center: Positon réputée la plus commode pour aboir un joli portrat au Daguerréotype.

Marking: Newsprint on verso
Weston J. Naef; Donor: Weston J. Naef
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. "Dawn of Photography: French Daguerreotypes, 1839–1855," September 23, 2003–January 4, 2004.

Delteil Daumier V.1525 iii/iii; Hazard & Delteil 902
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