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Bichette...viens donc arranger ma rosette!...., from Les Bas-Bleus, published in Le Charivari, March 13, 1844

Series/Portfolio:
Les Bas-Bleus
Artist:
Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)
Printer:
Aubert et Cie
Publisher:
Aubert et Cie
Date:
March 13, 1844
Medium:
Lithograph; third state of three (Delteil)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 × 9 13/16 in. (32.4 × 25 cm) Image: 8 11/16 × 7 3/8 in. (22.1 × 18.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edwin De T. Bechtel, 1957
Accession Number:
57.650.462
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: LES BAS-BLEUS.
At lower right: 16.
In stone at lower right: 573 / h.D.
At lower left: Chez Aubert & Cie. Pl. de la Bourse 29.
At lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
At bottom center: –Bichette...viens donc arranger ma rosette!.... / –Voilà bien les hommes!...comme ils abusent de leurs droits! parce qu'on a eu un jour la faiblesse / de serrer avec eux les nœuds de l'hymenée, ils voudraient ensuite vous faire serrer à perpétuité ceux de / leurs cravattes!..mais je suis décidée à suivre désormais les principes émis ce matin même par / Artémise Jabutot dans son remarquable article de la Gazeette des femmes libres....A bas les / nœuds de cravattes et les boutons de pantalons!

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at bottom center: E De T. Bechtel collector's stamp
Edwin De Turck Bechtel; Donor: Edwin De Turck Bechtel
Delteil Daumier IV.1236 iii/iii; Hazard & Delteil 700
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