Allons!...on n’a pas encore rendu compte de mon roman aujourd’hui…ces journalists s’occupent maintenant tous les matins des Lièvres….des Perdreaux…des Bécasses! …et ils ne pensent pas à. moi… c’est iconcevable! (Oh dear… they didn’t even review my novel in today’s paper! These journalists are spending their time writing about rabbits…. Partridges…. Geese! And they don’t write about me… it’s inconceivable, from Les Bas-Bleus (The Bluestockings), 1

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879



Lithograph on ivory wove paper

Image: 8 13/16 × 7 9/16 in. (22.4 × 19.2 cm)

Sheet: 12 13/16 × 10 5/16 in. (32.5 × 26.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund



Europe, France


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Initialled, in image, lower right: h.D.; printed, top margin, center: LES BAS BLEUS.; printed, upper right, above image: 10.; printed, lower left, beneath image: Chez Aubert & Cie. Pl de la Bourse 29.; printed, bottom margin, left to right: Allons!... on n‘a pas encore rendu compte de mon roman aujourd‘hui! ces journalistes s‘occupent / maintenant tous les matins de Lievres..... des Perdreaux.... des Becasses!... et ils ne pensent / pas a moi.... c‘est inconcevable!....


Susan Schulman Fine Art, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2019.

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