Nos comptes sont faciles à établir...vous m'aviez confié mille exemplaires de votre recueil poétique... (The calculation is very easy: You gave me 1'000 copies of your poetry...), plate 30 from the series Les Bas-Bleu (The Bluestockings)

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879

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Lithograph on wove paper

Sur blanc impression

Image: 9 1/16 × 7 5/16 in. (23 × 18.6 cm)

Sheet: 13 11/16 × 9 15/16 in. (34.7 × 25.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund

PR.2004.57.4

Printer

Imprimerie d'Aubert & Cie, Paris

Publisher

Chez Aubert & Cie, Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Lettered, upper center: LES BAS BLEUS.; lettered, upper right 30.; initialled, on stone, lower left: h.D.; inscribed, on stone, lower center: Soupirs / de mon âme; inscribed, on stone, lower right: 608; lettered, lower left margin: Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse, 29; lettered, lower right margin: Imp. d'Aubert & C.ie [ie in superscript]; lettered, lower center: Nos comptes sont faciles à établir ... vous m'aviez confié mille exemplaires de votre recueil / poétique intitulé «soupirs de mon âme...» vingt sept volumes ont été donnés aux journaux... / et en défalquant ce que j'ai vendu je trouve qu'il me reste juste neuf cent soixante treize «soupirs de votre âme» dans mon magasin!... [Translated text: The calculation is very easy: You gave me 1,000 copies of your poetry "Sighs of my soul", of which 27 went to the newspapers. Deducting the sales, there are exactly 973 "Sighs of your soul" left in my shop!]

Course History

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Winter 2015

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Fall 2014

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Spring 2014

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Winter 2014

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Fall 2013

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Fall 2013

Provenance

Susan Schulman Printseller, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 714; Delteil (1926): 1250; Daumier Register: 1250

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