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What the bourgeois calls a slight distraction, from 'The good bourgeois,' published in Le Charivari, August 30, 1846

Series/Portfolio:
'The good bourgeois' (Les bons bourgeois)
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
August 30, 1846
Medium:
Lithography on wove paper; second state of two (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Image: 10 3/16 × 8 7/16 in. (25.8 × 21.5 cm) Sheet: 14 1/8 × 10 13/16 in. (35.9 × 27.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.61.14
Not on view
Ce que le bourgeois est convenu de nommer une petite distraction, from Les Bons Bourgeois, published in Le Charivari, August 30, 1846

Inscription: Inscribed in stone lower left: "h.D."; below image lower left: "Chez Aubert Pl. de la Bourse, 29."; lower right: "Imp. d'Aubert & Cie."; in stone lower right: "909"; above image top center: "LES BONS BOURGEOIS."; top right: "No. 14."; bottom center: "Ce que le bourgeois est convenu de nommer une petite distraction."

Marking: Stamped in red ink lower left: collectors mark for Albert Maroni (Lugt 150b)
Albert Maroni; Vendor: Marcel Guiot & Cie
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, MMA," October 1, 1997–January 11, 1998.

Delteil Daumier 1490.ii; Hazard & Delteil 867
Nicolas-Auguste Hazard, Loys Delteil L'Oeuvre Lithographié de Honoré Daumier. Orrouy (Oise), 1904, cat. no. 867.

Loys Delteil Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré (XIX et XX Siècles) Honoré Daumier. 1-9, Paris, 1926, 1490.ii, ill.

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. 69, p. 58, ill.



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