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Voilà le moment (passé minuit), ou le calme et la paix régnent véritablement dans les heureux menages (Moeurs Conjugales, No. 29)

Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Bauger et Cie (Paris)
Date:
November 22, 1840
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph; second state of four (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/8 × 10 3/8 in. (34 × 26.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.650.251
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: MŒURS CONJUGALES.
At upper right: No. 29.
In stone at lower right: h.D.
At lower left: Chez Aubert gal. Vèro-Dodat.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: Voilà le moment (passè minuit), où le calme et la paix règnent vèritablement dans les haureux / ménages. Vaut mieux tard que jamais.
At bottom center: Se vend Chez Bauger & Cie Editeurs des Dessins de la CARICATURE, du FIGARO et du CHARIVARI, Rue du Croissant, No. 16.

Marking: On verso at lower right: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
William M. Ivins Jr. (American, 1878–1964); Vendor: Barbara Ivins (American)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Family Life," March 15–May 19, 2002, no catalogue.

Delteil Daumier.III.652 ii/iv; Hazard & Delteil 2096
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