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Quand on a son portrait au salon. . ., from Les Beaux Jours de la Vie, published in Le Charivari, April 26, 1845

Series/Portfolio:
Les Beaux Jours de la Vie
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
April 26, 1845
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 × 9 3/8 in. (30.2 × 23.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Weston J. Naef in honor of Kathleen W. Naef, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.656.2
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: LES BEAUX JOURS DE LA VIE.
At upper right: No. 39.
In stone at bottom center: 756
At lower left: Chez Aubert & Cie. Pl. de la Bourse, 29.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: QUAND ON A SON PORTRAIT AU SALON. / –C'est tout d'même flatteur, Eudoxie, d'être exposé comme ça en plublic et je ne regrette pas les deux cents francs que ça nous a coûté...... / voilà un monsieur qui nous regarde, il a l'air de nous trouver vien!..... / (Le Rapiu.) –Est-il Dieu permis de se faire peindre, quand on a des balles pareilles.

Marking: Newsprint on vero
Weston J. Naef; Donor: Weston J. Naef
Delteil Daumier IV.1147 iii/iii; Hazard & Delteil 784
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