Nous voilà donc réunies pour écrire le premier numéro de notre journal... Le Sans Culotte littéraire..... qu'est-ce que nous allons commencer par échiner?... - Pour commencer... échignons tout!..... (Well, here we are ready to prepare the first issue of our new newspaper the "Literary sans-culotte... what are we going to tear to pieces first?... - First, let's tear everything to pieces!), plate 33 from the series Les Bas-Bleus (The Bluestockings)

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879

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1844

Lithograph on wove paper

Sur blanc impression

Image: 8 11/16 × 7 3/8 in. (22.1 × 18.7 cm)

Sheet: 13 11/16 × 10 1/16 in. (34.8 × 25.5 cm)

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

PR.2004.57.6

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: 33.; inscribed, on stone, lower right: 610; initialled, on stone, lower right: h.D.; lettered, lower left margin: Chez Aubert & C.ie [ie in superscript] Pl de la Bourse, 29.; lettered, lower right margin: Imp. d'Aubert & C.ie [ie in superscript]; lettered, lower center: Nous voilà donc réunies pour écrire le premier numéro de notre journal... Le Sans Culotte / - littéraire..... qu'est-ce que nous allons commencer par échiner?.... / - Pour commencer... échignons tout!..... [Translated text: - Well, here we are ready to prepare the first issue of our new newspaper the "Literary sans-culotte... what are we going to tear to pieces first?... - First, let's tear everything to pieces!]

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): 717; Delteil (1926): 1253: Daumier Register: 1253

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