Qu'il mourut! (May he die!), plate 11 from the series Physionomies Tragico-Classiques (Tragic-Classical Faces) in Le Charivari

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879

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published February 27, 1841

Lithograph on paper

Sheet: 10 × 14 9/16 in. (25.4 × 37 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Walter Curt Behrandt

PR.942.17

Printer

Imprimerie d'Aubert & Cie, Paris

Publisher

Chez Bauger & Cie, Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Lettered, upper center: PHYSIONOMIES TRAGICO - CLASSIQUES; lettered, upper right: 11.; initialled, on stone, lower left: h.D.; lettered, lower right margin: Imp. d'Aubert & C.ie [ie in superscript]; lettered, lower center: ......Qu'il mourut!.. / (Les Horaces) / Se vend chez Bauger & C.ie [ie in superscript] Editeurs des Dessins de la CARICATURE, du FIGARO et du CHARIVARI Rue du Croissant, 16.

Exhibition History

Funny Faces: Selected Satirical Prints and Caricatures from the Permanent Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1-November 2, 1991 (in conjunction with an interdisciplinary conference, The Faces of Physiognomy, in honor off the 250th anniversary of Lavater's birth. Conference organized by the German Department of Dartmouth College. Exhibition organized by Katherine W. Hart

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

Publication History

Katherine Hart, Physiognomy and the Art of Caricature, essay in Ellis Shookman, editor, The Face of Physiognomy: Interdiciplinary Approaches to Johann Caspar Lavater, Columbia: Camden House, Inc., 1993, pp. 125-138, ill. p. 136

Provenance

Walter Curt Behrandt; given to present collection, 1942.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 2360; Delteil (1926), Vol. 3: 900; Daumier Register: 900

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