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The Past, the Present, and the Future (Le passé – Le présent – L'Avenir), published in La Caricature, no. 166, Jan. 9, 1834

Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Sitter:
Louis Philippe, King of France (French, Paris 1773–1850 Claremont, Surrey)
Printer:
Becquet
Publisher:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
January 9, 1834
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/4 × 10 5/8 in. (35 × 27 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.16.1
Not on view
Daumier, who had served a prison term for a cartoon of 1831 depicting King Louis-Philippe as Rabelais' Gargantua, made this lithograph for the January 9, 1834, issue of La Caricature, a political weekly begun by Charles Philipon in 1830 and closed by the government in 1835.
Inscription: At upper left: La Caricature (Journal) No. 166.
At upper right: Pl. 349.
In stone at lower left: H.D. [in reverse]
At bottom center: Le passé. Le présent. L'Avenir.
At lower left: Chez Aubert, galerie véro dodat.
At lower right: L. de Becquet, rue furstemberg 6.
Vendor: E. Weyhe
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012.

Delteil Daumier.I.76
Ann Dumas, Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein, Gary Tinterow The Private Collection of Edgar Degas. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997, fig. no. 228, p. 165, ill.

Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Exh. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, cat. no. 141, p. 180, ill.



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