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Le Remboursement des 45 Centimes

Honoré Daumier

European Art

MEDIUM Lithograph on newsprint
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES March 25, 1851
    DIMENSIONS Sheet: 14 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. (35.9 x 24.8 cm)
    SIGNATURE Signed in stone lower left: "h.D."
    INSCRIPTIONS Top center above image: "ACTUALITÉS."; top right above image: "97."; lower right in stone: "IMPOT/DU SEL"; lower right in stone: "IMPÔT/des/45 Centimes"; lower left in stone: "SAC/A LA MALICE"; bottom right in stone: "267" (stone number); lower left below image: "Chez Aubert & Cie.Pl. de la Bourse,29.Paris."; lower right below image: "Imp. de Me. Ve. Aubert 5. r. de l'Abbaye Par"; lower center below image: "LE REMBOURSEMENT DES 45 CENTIMES/NOUVEAU TOUR FINANCIER INVENTÉ PAR LE CÉLÈBRE PRESTIDIGITATEUR BERRYER./- Voyez, mon brave ami, je vous prends cette pièce de cinq francs dans cette poche et je vais vous la/faire passer dans l'autre gousset...... il est donc bien clair qu'il vous restera cent sous de bénéfice../cri, craque!..... le tour est fait!"; Verso bottom right in graphite: "1996.225.51"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1996.225.51
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel
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