La Harpe, Instrument Céleste (The Harp, Celestial Instrument) and Musique de l'Ancienne Loterie (Music of the Old Lottery), from the series Études Musicales (Musical Studies) in the Journal Amusant (PR.955.73.3.1 on recto)

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879

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published December 9, 1865

Lithograph on paper

Image: 6 1/2 × 9 3/4 in. (16.5 × 24.8 cm)

Image: 5 7/8 × 9 1/2 in. (15 × 24.2 cm)

Sheet: 15 3/4 × 11 1/4 in. (40 × 28.6 cm)

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

PR.955.73.3.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Lettered, upper left: PRIX: / 3 mois . . . . 5 fr. / 6 mois . . . . 10 ' / 12 mois . . . . 17 '; lettered, upper center: JOURNAL AMUSANT; inscribed, in black ink, upper center: 4 Etudes dont 2 au verso [piece of paper pasted over original text]; lettered, upper right: PRIX: / 3 mois . . . . 5 fr. / 6 mois . . . . 10 ' / 12 mois . . . . 17 '; lettered, above image, upper center: ÉTUDES MUSICALES, -- par H. DAUMIER.; inscribed, in graphite, above image, upper right: Voir au dos.; initialled, on stone, lower left: h.D. 39.; inscribed, on stone, lower right: GILLOT. SC.; lettered, lower center margin: LA HARPE, INSTRUMENT CÉLESTE. / (Dictionnaire de musique.); lettered, lower right margin: 23712; initalled, on stone, lower left: h.D. 40.; lettered, lower center margin: MUSIQUE DE L'ANCIENNE LOTERIE.; lettered, lower right margin: 23713; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: Voir sur dos.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 3899 and 3900; Delteil (1926), Vol. 9: 3388 and 3389.; Daumier Register: 3388 and 3389

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