L'Accordéon, Dit Soufflet à Musique (The Accordian, A Blow to Music, from the series Études Musicales (Musical Studies) in the Journal Amusant

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879


published December 9, 1865

Lithograph on paper

Image: 6 1/4 × 9 3/4 in. (15.8 × 24.8 cm)

Sheet: 9 1/16 × 11 5/16 in. (23 × 28.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Ilse Martha Bischoff



Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Lettered, upper right: No [o in superscript] 519.; lettered, upper center: JOURNAL AMUSANT.; lettered, upper center margin: ETUDIES MUSICALES, -- par H. Daumier (suite).; inscribed, on stone, within image, lower right: GILLOT.SC; Lettered, lower center margin: L'ACCORDÉON, DIT SOUFFLET A MUSIQUE. / -On n'a pas encore le droit de tuer les gens qui jouent de cet instrument, mais il faut espérer que cela viendra.; lettered, lower right margin: 23716


Ilse Martha Bischoff, Hartland, Vermont; given to present collection, 1955.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 3903; Delteil (1926), Vol. 9: 3392; Daumier Register: 3392

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