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Le Cauchemar (The Nightmare), published in La Caricature no. 69, February 23, 1832

Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Sitter:
Marquis de Lafayette (French, 1757–1834)
Sitter:
Louis Philippe, King of France (French, Paris 1773–1850 Claremont, Surrey)
Printer:
Delaporte (French, 19th century)
Publisher:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
February 23, 1832
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 11/16 × 14 3/16 in. (27.2 × 36 cm) Image: 9 3/16 × 11 9/16 in. (23.3 × 29.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.35
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: No. 69.
At top center: La Caricature (Journal)
At upper right: Pl. 159
At lower right: Rogelin.
At lower left: Lith. de Delaporte.
At bottom center: Le cauchemar.
At lower right: On s'abonne chez Aubert, galerie véro dodat.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at lower left: E. De T. Bechtel stamp
Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012.

Delteil Daumier I.41; Hazard & Delteil
Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Exh. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, Entry by Nadine Orenstein, cat. no. 139, p. 178, ill.



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