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Daumier - Les Gens De Justice No 29

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Original antique Daumier legal lithograph
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The French text below the image translates to : - Sue him.....sue him..... That would be a good trick to play on your neighbour... it would eat up all his savings, at least 100 _cus.... - Yes but I would also have to eat into my savings and I really have no appetite for that.... Text on the reverse as issued. Original lithograph by Honore Daumier published in Paris in 1846. Initialled 'HD' in the image. From his series on French lawyers titled Les Gens De Justice. Honore Daumier (1808-1879), was a French printmaker, caricaturist, painter, and sculptor, whose many works offer commentary on social and political life in France in the 19th century. A prolific and reknown draftsman who produced over 4000 lithographs, he was perhaps best known for his caricatures of political figures and satires on the behaviour of his countrymen.
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artist Honore Daumier (1808_1879)
method Lithograph
date 1846
size 250mm by 360mm (sheet)
SKU LE4055