Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pygmalion, from Histoire Ancienne, published in Le Charivari, December 28, 1842

Series/Portfolio:
Histoire Ancienne
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Bauger et Cie (Paris)
Date:
December 28, 1842
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 × 8 9/16 in. (29.8 × 21.8 cm)
Image: 9 in. × 7 3/8 in. (22.9 × 18.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Weston J. Naef in honor of Kathleen W. Naef, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.656.5
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: HISTOIRE ANCIENNE.
At upper right: 47.
In stone at lower left: h.D. 447
At lower left: Chez Bauger R. du Croissant, 16.
At upper right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: PYGMALION. / O triomphe des arts! quelle fût ta surprise, / Grand sculpteur, quand tu vis ton marbre s'animer, / Et, d'un air chaste et doux, lentement se baisser / Pour te demander un prise. (Comte Siméon)

Marking: On recto at lower left: AM Collector's stamp of Albert Maroni (Lugt 150b)
Newsprint on verso
Weston J. Naef; Donor: Weston J. Naef
Delteil Daumier III.971 iii/iii; Hazard & Delteil 1947
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