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It Is Amazing How Fat I Have Become Since My Wife Died! (C'est étonnant comme j'engraisse depuis que ma femme est morte!)

Honoré Daumier

European Art

MEDIUM Lithograph on newsprint
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES March 12, 1852
    DIMENSIONS 14 5/16 x 9 7/8 in. (36.4 x 25.1 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Lower left in the stone: "h.D."
    INSCRIPTIONS Top center above image: "TOUT CE QU'ON VOUDRA"; lower right in block: "959"; lower left below image: "Chez Pannier & Cie. rue du Croissant, 16. Paris"; lower right below image: "Imp. Ch. Trinocq, Cour des Miracles, 9. Paris"; lower center below image: "- C'est étonnant comme j'engraisse depuis que ma femme est morte!"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1996.225.16
    STATE 2nd state of 2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879). It Is Amazing How Fat I Have Become Since My Wife Died! (C'est étonnant comme j'engraisse depuis que ma femme est morte!), March 12, 1852. Lithograph on newsprint, 14 5/16 x 9 7/8 in. (36.4 x 25.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel, 1996.225.16
    IMAGE overall, 1996.225.16.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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    It Is Amazing How Fat I Have Become Since My Wife Died! (Cest étonnant comme jengraisse depuis que ma femme est morte!)