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The Mud Lark (Le Ravageur)

Honoré Daumier

European Art

MEDIUM Lithograph on newsprint
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES January 9, 1842
    DIMENSIONS Sheet: 13 3/4 x 10 in. (34.9 x 25.4 cm) Image: 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (23.5 x 18.4 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Lower left in the stone: "h.D."
    INSCRIPTIONS Top center above image: "BOHÉMIENS DE PARIS"; upper right: "14"; lower right in block: "323"; lower left below image: "Chez Bauger & Cie Edrs. R. du Croissant 16.; lower right below image: "Imp. d'Aubert & Cie."; lower center below image: "LE RAVAGEUR. En v'là, une position sociale! ramasser des épingles, des vieux clous........ et on nous appelle ravageurs: dire qui/en a qui font le métier si grand, qui ravagent le budget, et qui ont des appointements!"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1996.225.2
    STATE 3rd state of 3
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879). The Mud Lark (Le Ravageur), January 9, 1842. Lithograph on newsprint, Sheet: 13 3/4 x 10 in. (34.9 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel, 1996.225.2
    IMAGE overall, 1996.225.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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