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Adèlaïde...Il me semble que je vois...la comète! (Adelaide...I think I see the comet!), from Croquis Parisiens, published in Le Charivari, February 18, 1857

Series/Portfolio:
Croquis Parisiens
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Destouches (Paris)
Publisher:
Aaron Martinet (French, 1762–1841)
Date:
February 18, 1857
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Daumier)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 in. × 14 in. (26 × 35.6 cm) Image: 7 15/16 × 10 3/16 in. (20.2 × 25.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.650.326
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: CROQUIS PARISIENS.
At upper right: 31.
In stone at lower right: 30
In stone at lower left: h.D.
At bottom center: –Adélaïde.... Adélaïde.....il me semble que je vois déjà venire la comête!!.... / –Ah! mon Dieu.......déjà la fin du monde........on nou savait pourant promis que ça ne serait que le 13 juin!....

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
William M. Ivins Jr. (American, 1878–1964); Vendor: Barbara Ivins
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 14, 2008–October 19, 2008.

Delteil Daumier VIII.2935 iii/iii; Hazard & Delteil 1527
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