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Désillusion!, from Caricatures du Jour, published in Le Charivari, February 12, 1844

Series/Portfolio:
Caricatures du Jour
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
February 12, 1844
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/16 × 9 1/2 in. (36.4 × 24.1 cm) Image: 9 5/16 × 7 5/8 in. (23.7 × 19.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Graphic Arts Council of New York Gift, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1037.1
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: CARICATURES DU JOUR.
At upper right: 84.
In stone at upper left: [...]ERCE D'EPICERIÉS
In stone at lower left: h.D.
In stone at lower right: 456
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: DÉSILLUSION! / Et dire que j'ai passé quinze ans de ma vie à copier la jambe de l'Apollon du / Belvédére pour arriver à peindre un pain de sucre sur l'enseigne d'un épicier!....... / j'espérais grimper autrement au sommet de l'échelle sociale.....

Marking: Newsprint on verso
Vendor: Harbor Gallery Press (New York, NY)
Delteil Daumier III.999 iii/iii; Hazard & Delteil 431
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