Comme c'est appétissant pour ceux qui commencent (How appetizing it is for those who have just started), plate 10 from the series Croquis d'Expressions (Sketches of Expressions) in Le Charivari

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879, Imprimerie d'Aubert & Cie, Paris


published May 9, 1838

Lithograph on paper

Sheet: 9 3/8 × 13 15/16 in. (23.8 × 35.4 cm)

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



Chez Aubert & Cie, Paris


Europe, France


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Stamped, in black ink, upper right: ROYAL [rest cut off]; lettered, upper right: CROQUIS D'EXPRESSIONS. N.o [o in superscript] 10.; initialled, on stone, lower left: h.D.; lettered, lower left margin: Chez Aubert gal. vero dodat; lettered, lower right margin: Imp. d'Aubert et [ie in superscript]; lettered, lower center: Comme c'est appétissant pour ceux qui commencent.

Exhibition History

Alcohol in Art, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 22-March 21, 1982, in conjunction with the conference "Alcohol at Dartmouth".


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 1367; Delteil (1926), Vol. 2: 475; Daumier Register: 475

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