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Honore Daumier lithograph Exposition Universelle

Daumier - Exposition Universelle

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French 19th century social caricature by Honore Daumier.
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AUX CHAMPS _LYS_ES. Degustation des produits de l'industrie des differents brasseurs.' (ON THE CHAMPS-ELYS_ES. Tasting of the industrial products of different brewers.) Original lithograph by Honore Daumier published in Paris in 1855. Initialed 'HD' in the image. From a series titled 'L'Exposition Universelle' which was published in the French magazine 'Le Charivari'. 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 behavior of his countrymen. Sheet trimmed slightly. Faint folds as issued, text on the reverse as issued. One crease. Faint off-setting. Worm hole in upper title. Beer interest.
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artist Honore Daumier (1808-1879)
method Lithograph
date 1855
size 240mm by 305mm (sheet)
SKU CA4291