Télémaque et Mentor, from Histoire Ancienne, published in Le Charivari, October 6, 1842

Series/Portfolio:
Histoire Ancienne
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Bauger et Cie (Paris)
Date:
October 6, 1842
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/4 × 9 3/4 in. (35 × 24.8 cm)
Image: 9 11/16 × 8 3/16 in. (24.6 × 20.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.12.22
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: HISTOIRE ANCIENNE.
At upper right: 29.
In stone at lower left: h.D. / 420
At lower left: Chez Bauger R. du Croissant 16.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: TELEMAQUE ET MENTOR / Voyant son langoreux pupille, / Brûler pour Eucharis d'un feu toujours nouveau, / Mentor d'un coup de poing le flanqua raide à l'eau / Pour lui faire abandonner l'ile. / Unique quatrain de Mr. Duponchel

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Frank Bender
Delteil Daumier III.93 iii/iii; Hazard & Delteil 1929
Ann Dumas, Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein, Gary Tinterow The Private Collection of Edgar Degas. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997, fig. no. 224, p. 163, ill.