Un Grand Homme de Plus (Another Great Man), plate 36 from the series Les Beaux Jours de la Vie (The Best Days of Life) in Le Charivari

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 College: Gift of Robert Dance, Class of 1977



Imprimerie d'Aubert & Cie, Paris


Chez Aubert & Cie, Paris


Europe, France


19th century

Object Name




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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