Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)

19th century
Black chalk and gray wash on wove paper
Sheet: 7 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. (20 x 29.8cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Lower right: h.D.

  • Provenance

    Paul Bureau ; Vendor: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris Included in sale cat. May 20, 127, no. 48

  • Exhibition History

    Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Daumier, 1808-1879".

    Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais. "Honore Daumier".

    Phillips Collection. "Honore Daumier".

    École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris. "Exposition Daumier, École des Beaux-Arts, Paris," 1921.

    Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Corot-Daumier, Museum of Modern Art, New York," October 16, 1930–November 23, 1930.

    Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Nineteenth century French drawings, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1947," March 8, 1947–April 6, 1947.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Classicism and Romanticism. French Drawings and Prints," September 15, 1970–November 1, 1970.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Daumier Drawings," February 26, 1993–May 2, 1993.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Maison 437

    Ives/Stuffmann 123

  • References

    Louis Provost Honoré Daumier: A Thematic Guide to the Oeuvre. edited by Elizabeth C. Childs, New York, 1989, p. 215.

    Daumier's Universe. 1977, p. 80, ill.

    Catalogue de la Vente P. Bureau, Paris. 1927, cat. no. 48.

    Arsène Alexandre Honoré Daumier, l'homme et l'oeuvre. Paris, 1888, p. 376.

    Ursula Seibold "Zur Figur des Don Quijote in der bildenden Kunst des 19. Jahrhunderts." Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch. vol. 45, 1984, fig. no. fig. 12, p. 155, ill.

    "Don Quijote als Thema bildender Kunst." in Kunst und Kultur am Mittelrhein. Festscrift für Fritz Arens um 70. Geburtstag. 1985, fig. no. ill. 163, ill.

    Erich Klossowski Honoré Daumier. Munich, 1923, cat. no. 61.

    Eduard Fuchs Der Maler Daumier. 1927, fig. no. pl. 269b.

    Bryson Burroughs "Two drawings by Daumier." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 22, New York, 1927, pp. 291-292, ill.

    Elise Van Hook, Henri Marceau, David Rosen, Claude Roger-Marx Daumier, 1808-1879. Ex. cat. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1937, cat. no. 30, fig. no. pl. 30, p. 32, ill.

    Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942-1944, cat. no. 41 (vol.2), fig. no. 41, ill.

    Regina Shoolman, Charles E. Slatkin Six Centuries of French Master Drawings in America. Oxford University Press, New York, 1950, fig. no. pl. 86, p. 152, ill.

    K. E. Maison "Daumier studies, part 1: preparatory drawings." Burlington Magazine. vol. 96, 1954, p. 14.

    Edward Fenton "Word Becomes Image." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 13, no. 8, New York, April 1955, p. 254, ill.

    K. E. Maison Daumier Drawings. Thomas Yoseloff, 1960, cat. no. 147, fig. no. 147, ill.

    Daniel M. Mendelowitz Drawing. New York, 1967, fig. no. fig. 7-7, pp. 163-164, ill.

    K. E. Maison Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings. 2 vols., New York, 1968, cat. no. 437, fig. no. pl. 148, p. 148, ill.

    Linda Boyer Gillies, Colta Ives, Jacob Bean Classicism and Romanticism: French Drawings and Prints, 1800-1860. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970, cat. no. 9, p. 2.

    Roger Passeron Daumier témoin de son temps. Fribourg, 1979, fig. no. 191, pp. 255-256, ill.

    Frederick Malins Drawing Ideas of the Masters: Artists' techniques compared and contrasted. Phaidon Press, Oxford, 1981, cat. no. 132, ill.

    Colta Ives, Martin Sonnabend, Margret Stuffmann, Klaus Herding, Judith Wechsler Daumier Drawings. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1992, cat. no. 123, p. 244, ill.

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