Pour lors, c'est donc nous qui sommes dans le pétrin (So, it's us now who are in big trouble)

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879



Lithograph on wove paper

Sur blanc impression

Image: 9 5/8 × 8 1/8 in. (24.4 × 20.7 cm)

Sheet: 13 7/16 × 10 3/8 in. (34.1 × 26.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P


Portfolio / Series Title

Plate 37 from Émotions Parisiennes (Parisian Emotions)


Imprimerie d'Aubert & Cie, Paris


Chez Aubert & Cie, Paris | Chez Bauger & Cie, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Lettered, upper center: ÉMOTIONS PARISIENNES.; lettered, upper right: 37.; inscribed, on stone, upper right: ORDONNANCE [N reversed] / CONCERNANT [N reversed] / LE POIDS / DU PAIN; initialled, lower left: h.D.; lettered, lower left margin: Chez Bauger R. du Croissant 16.; lettered, lower center margin; Chez Aubert gal. Vero-dodat; lettered, lower right: Imp. d'Aubert & C.ie [ie in superscript]; lettered, lower center: Pour lors, c'est donc nous qui sommes dans le pétrin. [Translated text: ORDER CONCERNING THE WEIGHT OF BREAD. "So, it's us now who are in a big trouble"]


Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1949.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 320; Delteil (1926), Vol. 3: 721.; Daumier Register: 721

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