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Poor France!... The trunk is blasted, but the roots hold!, published in 'L'Album du Siège,' 1871

Series/Portfolio:
'L'Album du Siège'
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Date:
1871
Medium:
Lithograph on wove paper; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Image: 9 3/16 × 7 5/8 in. (23.4 × 19.4 cm) Sheet: 12 5/16 × 9 3/16 in. (31.3 × 23.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.110
Not on view
Pauvre France!... le tronc est foudroyé, mais les racines tiennent bon!, published in 'L'Album du Siège,' 1871

Inscription: Inscribed in stone lower left: "h.D."; lower right: "5."; below image bottom center: "PAUVRE FRANCE!... LE TRONC EST FOUDROYÉ, MAIS LES RACINES TIENNENT BON!"; numbered lower right: "9"
Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 20, 2008–January 11, 2009.

Delteil Daumier 3843.iii; Hazard & Delteil 3453.iii
Nicolas-Auguste Hazard, Loys Delteil L'Oeuvre Lithographié de Honoré Daumier. Orrouy (Oise), 1904, cat. no. 3453.iii.

Loys Delteil Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré (XIX et XX Siècles) Honoré Daumier. 1-9, Paris, 1926, cat. no. 3843.iii, ill.



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