Comme c'est appétissant pour ceux qui commencent (How appetizing it is for those who have just started)

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: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan


Portfolio / Series Title

Plate 10 from Croquis d'Expressions (Sketches of Expressions) in Le Charivari


Chez Aubert & Cie, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


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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