L'Inconvénient d'avoir des domestiques ayant trop de gaité dans le caractère.

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879



Lithograph on paper

Image: 9 7/16 × 8 11/16 in. (24 × 22 cm)

Sheet: 12 13/16 × 10 1/16 in. (32.5 × 25.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange, in honor of Kathy Hart, Barbara C. & Harvey P. Hood Curator of Academic Programming, 1990–2020



Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Lettered, upper center: TOUT CE QU’ON VOUDRA; Inscribed, on ground, lower left: h.D.; Inscribed, on ground, lower right: 1245; Lettered, lower left: Maison Martinet, rue Vivienne 41 et 11 r. du Coq 5 Honoré Paris; Lettered, lower right: Imp. Ch. Trinocq Cour des Miracles, 9 Paris; Lettered, lower center: L'Inconvénient d'avoir des domestiques ayant trop de gaité dans le caractère.; Inscribed, lower right: LD2210


Henri Petiet (1894-1980), Paris; René Gaston-Dreyfus, (1886-1969), Paris; Susan Schulman Printseller, New York; sold to the present collection, 2021

Catalogue Raisonne

Delteil 2210, II/II

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