Dire que c'est là ce que les Français appellent des chinois!....... appellent des chinois (Strange.. this is what the French call Chinese!)

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879



Lithograph on wove paper

Sur Blanc impression

Image: 8 5/8 × 10 9/16 in. (21.9 × 26.8 cm)

Sheet: 10 1/8 × 12 11/16 in. (25.7 × 32.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Allerton C. Hickmott, Class of 1917


Portfolio / Series Title

Plate 21 from En Chine (In China)


Lithographie Destouches, Paris


Martinet-Hautecoeur, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, on stone, center: CHINOIS [on jar]; initialled, on stone, lower left: hD; inscribed, on stone, lower right: 113; lettered, lower left margin: m.on [on in superscript and underscored] Martinet, 172, r. Rivoli et 41, r. Vivienne.; lettered, lower right margin: Lith.Destouches, 88, r. Paradis P.re [re in superscript and underscored] Paris; lettered, lower center: -Dire que c'est là ce que les Français appellent des chinois!.......


Allerton C. Hickmott; given throught Edward Connery Lathem to present collection, 2000.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 1698; Delteil (1926), Vol. 8: 3120; Daumier Register: 3120

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