A Too Successful Experiment (Une expérience qui réussit trop bien)
Lithograph on newsprint
May 23, 1853
Sheet: 9 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. (23.2 x 36.2 cm)
Image: 7 3/16 x 10 3/4 in. (18.3 x 27.3 cm) (show scale)
Signed in the stone lower left: "h.D"
Top center above image: "LA FLUIDOMANIE"; top right above image: "3"; lower right in block: "502" (block number); lower left below image: "Maison Martinet r. Vivienne et r du Coq 11"; lower right below image: "Imp Ch Trinocq cour des Miracles 9 Paris"; lower center below image: "UNE EXPÉRIENCE QUI RÉUSSIT TROP BIEN/- Halte là, halte là.... voyons, il n'y aura donc plus moyen de l'arreter cette table,... elle à le diable au corps!"; verso bottom right in graphite: "1996.225.85"
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Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel
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Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879). A Too Successful Experiment (Une expérience qui réussit trop bien), May 23, 1853. Lithograph on newsprint, Sheet: 9 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. (23.2 x 36.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel, 1996.225.85 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.225.85_PS2.jpg)
overall, 1996.225.85_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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