Pour lors, c‘est donc nous qui sommes dans le pétrin (So, it‘s us now who are in big trouble), plate 37 from the series Émotions Parisiennes (Parisian Emotions)

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 College: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P



Imprimerie d'Aubert & Cie, Paris


Chez Aubert & Cie, Paris

Chez Bauger & Cie, Paris


Europe, France


19th century

Object Name




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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