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Le Désespoir de Calypso, from Histoire Ancienne, published in Le Charivari, December 8, 1842

Series/Portfolio:
Histoire Ancienne
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Bauger et Cie (Paris)
Date:
December 8, 1842
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/16 × 8 5/8 in. (33.2 × 21.9 cm) Sheet: 9 9/16 × 7 3/4 in. (24.3 × 19.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Milton W. and Blanche R. Brown, in memory of Mary Ann Wurth Harris, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.1215.1
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: HISTOIRE ANCIENNE.
At upper right: 40.
In stone at lower right: 430 h.D.
At lower left: Chez Bauger R. du Croissant, 16.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: LE DÉSESPOIR DE CALYPSO. / Dans le vain epsoir d'oublier / L'ingrat pour qui son cœur sanglote, / Cette nymphe avait dans sa grotte. / Fait tendre en très joli papier. / (Fénélon, Variante du L. XI.)
Milton W. and Blanche R. Brown; Donor: Milton W. and Blanche R. Brown
Delteil Daumier III.964 iii/iii; Hazard & Delteil.1940
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