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Tiens, ma femme, v'là signed mon portrait au Daguerrotype..., from Les Bons Bourgeois, published in Le Charivari, December 7, 1846

Series/Portfolio:
Les Bons Bourgeois
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
December 7, 1846
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/4 × 9 3/16 in. (28.5 × 23.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Weston J. Naef in honor of Kathleen W. Naef, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.656.6
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: LES BONS BOURGEOIS.
At upper right No. 28.
In stone at lower left: h.D.
In stone at lower right: 933
At lower left: Chez Aubert & Cie. Pl. dela Bourse 29.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: –Tiens, ma femme, v'là mon portrait au Daguerréotype que je te rapporte de Paris.... / –Pourquoi donc est-ce que tu n'as pas aussi fait faire le mien pendant que tu y étais?... égoïste va!...

Marking: Newsprint on verso
Weston J. Naef; Donor: Weston J. Naef
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. "Dawn of Photography: French Daguerreotypes, 1839–1855," September 23, 2003–January 4, 2004.

Delteil, Daumier V.1504 iii/iii
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