Bas-relief en pain d'épices... (Bas-relief in gingerbread...), plate 221 from the series Actualités in Le Charivari

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879

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published October 6, 1851

Lithograph on paper

Sur blanc impression

Image: 8 9/16 × 11 1/16 in. (21.7 × 28.1 cm)

Sheet: 10 13/16 × 14 3/16 in. (27.5 × 36 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921

PR.954.20.151

Printer

Imprimerie Ch. Trinocq, Paris

Publisher

Chez Aubert & Cie, Paris

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Lettered, upper center: ACTUALITÉS; lettered, upper right: 221; signed, on stone, lower left: h.Daumier; inscribed, on stone, lower right: 332; lettered, lower left margin: Chez Aubert & C.ie [ie in superscript] Pl. de la Bourse, 2g. Paris; lettered, lower right margin: Imp. Ch. Trinocq Courdes Miracles, 9. Paris.; lettered, lower center: Bas-relief en pain d'épices destiné à faire passer à la postérité la plus reculée le souvenir de l'entrée / triomphale du général Léon Faucher dans la ville de RHEIMS

Course History

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

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

Exhibition History

France in Transformation: The Caricature of Honore Daumier, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 25-August 24, 2009.

Provenance

Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 2912; Delteil (1926), Vol. 7: 2155.; Daumier Register: 2155

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