Un Grand Homme de Plus (Another Great Man)

Honoré Victorin Daumier, French, 1808 - 1879


published December 2, 1844

Lithograph on paper

Sheet: 13 9/16 × 9 5/8 in. (34.5 × 24.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert Dance, Class of 1977


Portfolio / Series Title

Plate 36 from Les Beaux Jours de la Vie (The Best Days of Life) in Le Charivari


Imprimerie d'Aubert & Cie, Paris


Chez Aubert & Cie, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Lettered, upper center: LES BEAUX JOURS DE LA VIE.; lettered, upper right: 36.; inscribed, on stone, upper left: BREVET / D'INVENTION [on sheet of paper]; initialled, on stone, lower left: h.D; inscribed, on stone, lower left: 687; lettered, lower left margin: Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse, 29.; lettered, lower right margin: Imp. d'Aubert & C.ie [ie in superscript]; lettered, lower center: UN GRAND HOMME DE PLUS. / - Je l'ai, ma femme... le voilà.... ce brevet déclare que mon instrument est au moins aussi pompe et /en outre infiniment plus clyso que tout ce qui s'est fait jusqu'à ce jour... c'est reconnu à la face de / tous les Français.


Robert Dance, New York; given to present collection, 1994.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hazard (1904): 760; Delteil (1926), Vol. 4: 1123; Daumier Register: 1123

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