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    When One's Portrait Is Exhibited at the Salon (Quand on a son portrait au salon)

    • Portfolio/Series: Le Charivari, Les beaux jours de la vie (The Best Days in Life), Plate 59 (April 26, 1845)
    • Artist: Honoré Daumier, French, 1808-1879
    • Medium: Lithograph on newsprint
    • Place Made: France
    • Dates: April 26, 1845
    • Dimensions: Sheet: 13 7/16 x 19 7/8 in. (34.1 x 50.5 cm) Image: 9 3/4 x 9 in. (24.8 x 22.9 cm)  (show scale)
    • Signature: Unsigned
    • Inscriptions: Top center above image: "LES BEAUX JOURS DE LA VIE."; upper right above image: "No 39"; bottom center in block: "756"; lower left below image: "Chez Aubert & Cie.Pl. de la Bourse 29."; lower right below image: "Imp. d'Aubert & Cie."; lower center below image: "QUAND ON A SON PORTRAIT AU SALON. - C'est tout d'même flatteur, Eudoxie, d'être exposé comme ça en public et je ne regrette pas les deux cents francs que ça nous a coûté..... voilà un monsieur qui nous regarde, il a l'air de nous trouver bien!.... (Le Rapin) Est-il Dieu permis de se faire peindre, quand on a des balles pareilles."
    • Collections:European Art
    • Museum Location: This item is not on view
    • Accession Number: 65.265.16
    • State: 3rd state of 3
    • Credit Line: Gift of Sydel Solomon
    • Rights Statement: No known copyright restrictions
    • Caption: Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879). When One's Portrait Is Exhibited at the Salon (Quand on a son portrait au salon), April 26, 1845. Lithograph on newsprint, Sheet: 13 7/16 x 19 7/8 in. (34.1 x 50.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Sydel Solomon, 65.265.16
    • Image: overall, 65.265.16.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
    • Record Completeness: Good (68%)
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