Robert-Macaire Médicin (Robert Macaire Doctor), plate 8 from the series Caricaturana

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879

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Hand-colored lithograph on wove paper

Sur blanc impression

Image: 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.2 × 20.4 cm)

Sheet: 14 1/8 × 10 7/8 in. (35.9 × 27.6 cm)

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

PR.2000.15.4

Printer

Imprimerie d'Aubert & Junca, Paris

Publisher

Chez Aubert & Cie, Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Lettered, upper right: Caricaturana, No. 8; inscribed, on stone, upper left: CONSULTATIONS / GRATUITES; inscribed, on stone, center: Opiat....10f. / Sirop....10f. / Total 20f.; lettered, lower left margin: Chez Aubert, gal. vero-dodat; lettered, lower right margin: Imp. d'Aubert et de Junca, gal. Colbert; lettered, lower center: Robert Macaire-Médecin. / Diable! ne plaisantez pas avec cette maladie!....Croyez-moi, buvez de l'eau, beaucoup d'eau. Frottez-vous / les os des jambes et revenez me voir souvent, ça ne vous runiera pas mes consultations sont gratuites... / Vous me devez 20 F pour ces deux bouteilles. / (On reprend le verre pour 10 Centimes.); inscribed, in graphite, lower left: KEB6432; inscribed, in graphite, lower center; 1903 [Translated text: Robert Macaire, doctor. For heaven's sake, do not take this illness lightly! Believe me, you must drink a lot of water, rub your legs and come to see me often... it won't ruin you.... My consultations are free of charge.... You just pay me 20 Francs for the two bottles. For 10 cents I will take the container back.]

Course History

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Lauren Gulbas, Fall 2013

ANTH 7, The Values of Medicine, Sienna Craig, Winter 2013

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

REL 53, Religion, Healing and Medicine, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

France in Transformation: The Caricature of Honore Daumier, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 25-August 24, 2009.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-May 19, 2002.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 996; Delteil (1926), Vol. 2: 361; Daumier Register: 361

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