Dernière élévation de Soulouque (Last Elevation of Soulouque), plate 281 from the series Actualités (News of the Day) in Le Charivari

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879


published March 5 and 7, 1856

Lithograph on paper

Image: 7 11/16 × 10 1/4 in. (19.6 × 26.1 cm)

Sheet: 9 1/2 × 12 3/16 in. (24.1 × 30.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan



Lithographie Destouches, Paris


Martinet-Hautecoeur, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Lettered, upper center: ACTUALITÉS.; lettered, upper right: 281; initialled, on stone, lower left: h.D; inscribed, on stone, lower right: 889; lettered, lower left margin: maison Martinet, 146 r. Rivoli et 41, r. Vivienne; lettered, lower right margin: Lith. Destouches, 28, r Paradis [re in superscript] Paris.; lettered, lower center: Dernière élévation de Soulouque. Reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower center: on loan from Helen Farr Sloan [illegible] '52 [old # EL.PR.952.84]

Course History

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Fall 2013

FREN 8, Exploring French Culture and Language, Annabelle Cone, Fall 2013


Helen Farr Sloan (1911-2005), date unknown; given to present collection, 1952.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 3089; Delteil (1926), Vol. 8: 3144.; Daumier Register 3144

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