Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Le Fil d'Ariane, from Histoire Ancienne, published in Le Charivari, July 2, 1842

Series/Portfolio:
Histoire Ancienne
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
July 2, 1842
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/4 × 9 1/2 in. (35 × 24.2 cm) Image: 10 1/8 × 7 7/8 in. (25.7 × 20 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Milton W. and Blanche R. Brown, in memory of Mary Ann Wurth Harris, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.1215.2
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: HISTOIRE ANCIENNE.
At top center: HISTOIRE ANCIENNE.
In stone at lower left: h.D.
In stone at lower right: 394
At lower right: Imp/ d'Aubert & Cie
At bottom center; LE FIL D ARIANE. / Au reborus de guerriers qui marchent d'ordinaire / En tête de leur peloton; / Thesée en royal rejeton / Marchait après le sien pour se tirer d'affaire. / (Apologue de Mr. Cuvillier Fleury)

Marking: On recto at upper right in graphite: 16
Newsprint on verso
Milton W. and Blanche R. Brown; Donor: Milton W. and Blanche R. Brown
Delteil, Daumier III.940 iii/iii; Hazard & Delteil 1916
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