The Art Critic

Honore Daumier

The Art Critic

1864

lithograph

10.1 x 8 2 inches

from the Le Charivari edition, with letterpress verso

Harris Schrank Fine Prints

New York , NY

212-662-1234

Under $2,200

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Honore Daumier (1808-79), The Art Critic, lithograph, plate 2 from the series Croquis Pris au Salon par Daumier, published in Le Charivari, 1864. Daumier Register 3294, second state (of 2). A impression from Le Charivari, with letterpress verso.

A very good, strong impression.

 

From the Daumier Register:

Original Text:
LE VISITEUR – Oh! pour le coup voila une composition qui est reellement insensee!…. et quelle couleur!
L’ARTISTE – Cretin de bourgeois va!

 

Translation:
THE VISITOR: – Just look at this senseless arrangement… and these colours!… hideous!
The artist: – Cretin of a bourgeois… bugger off!