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


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



Imprimerie Ch. Trinocq, Paris


Chez Aubert & Cie, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


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 & [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.


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

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

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