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Robert Macaire Libraire, from Caricaturana, published in Le Charivari, November 26, 1836

Series/Portfolio:
Caricaturana
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Printer:
Junca
Publisher:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
1836
Medium:
Colored lithograph; second state of two (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 9 1/16 in. (29.5 × 23 cm) Image: 10 1/8 × 8 9/16 in. (25.7 × 21.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent, 1924
Accession Number:
24.63.59
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Caricaturana No. 14
In stone at right: SOCIÉTÉ / GÉNÉRALE / DES / ABÉCÉDAIRES.
At lower left: Ch. Ph. inv.t H. D. Lith.
At bottom center: Chez Aubert gal: vero-dodat.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert et Junca.
At bottom center: Robert-Macaire Libraire. / Messieurs et Dames y aurait-il dans cetee aimabile localité quelqu'un qui voudrait se faire un fort joli revenu sans peine / et sans travail?... S'il en est un, qu'il prenne en dèpot mes abécédaires..... C'est une specialité pour laquelle il n'est pas besoin / d'être libraire, pas besoin d'êre connaisseur, pas besoin de savoir lire, au contraire! –Il suffit de me verser un cautionement..... / Les plus gros sont les meilleurs, comme dit la chanson.

Marking: On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Georgiana W. Sargent; Donor: Georgiana W. Sargent
Delteil Daumier II.367 ii/ii; Hazard & Delteil 1002
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