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La Mort de Sapho, from Histoire Ancienne, published in Le Charivari, January 4, 1843

Series/Portfolio:
Histoire Ancienne
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Date:
January 4, 1843
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 × 10 1/4 in. (33.3 × 26 cm) Image: 9 5/16 × 7 5/16 in. (23.7 × 18.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
A. Hyatt Mayor Purchase Fund, Marjorie Phelps Starr Bequest, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.1096.2
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: HISTOIRE ANCIENNE.
At upper right: 49.
In stone at lower right: 445 h.D.
At lower left: Chez Bauger, R. du Croissant, 16.
At bottom center: Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse, 29.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: LA MORT DE SAPHO. / Jeunes filles, voyex où nous conduit l'Amour! / Sous nos pieds si mignons, le gueux creuse une abîme / Où l'on tombe aisément; car du plaisir au crime / Le chemin est bigrement court. / (M.lle Esther, poèsies morales.)
Delteil Daumier III.973 iv/iv; Hazard & Delteil 1949
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