Adieu ma chère Flora.... ne manquez pas d'adresser au bureau du journal deux exemplaires de vos bulles de savon... et je ferai mousser cela dans mon feuilleton (Goodbye Flora, my dear... don't forget to send two copies of your frothy little pieces to the newspaper office... and I shall whip them up in my article), plate 21 from the series Les Bas-Blues (The Bluestockings)

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879

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1844

Lithograph on wove paper

Sur blanc impression

Image: 9 1/16 × 7 1/2 in. (23 × 19.1 cm)

Sheet: 13 11/16 × 9 15/16 in. (34.7 × 25.3 cm)

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

PR.2004.57.5

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: 21.; initialled, on stone, lower left: h.D; initialled, on stone, lower right: 5 GH; lettered, lower left margin: Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse, 89.; lettered, lower right margin: Imp. d'Aubert & C.ie [ie in superscript]; lettered, lower center: -Adieu ma chère Flora.... ne manquez pas d'adresser au bureau du journal deux exemplai- / res de vos bulles de savon... et je ferai mousser cela dans mon feuilleton.

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.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 705; Delteil (1926): 1241; Daumier Register: 1241

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