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An Encounter in Open Water (Une Rencontre en pleine eau)

Honoré Daumier

European Art

MEDIUM Lithograph on wove paper
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES June 22, 1843
    DIMENSIONS Sheet: 10 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. (27 x 34.9 cm) Image: 8 1/16 x 10 1/8 in. (20.5 x 25.7 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Signed, lower left in the stone: "h.D."
    INSCRIPTIONS Lower left right on boat in stone: "483" (stone number); below image: "Chez Pannier & Cie. R. du Croissant. 16."; lower right below image: "Imp. d'Aubert & Cie." lower center below image: "UNE RENCONTRE EN PLEINE EAU./ - Oh! hé! . . là bas . . . Capitaine! qu'y a-t-il de nouveau à Paris? - Rien de nouveau . . . . on continue à n'aller guère à la Gaîté/et pas du tout à I' Ambigu. . . . - Vous n' avex plus rien à me dire ? . . . . - Ah si! . . . j'oubliais . . . . si ça peut vous faire plaisir,/je vous dis z'ut!
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Honoré Daumier (Marseille, France, 1808–1879, Valmondois, France). An Encounter in Open Water (Une Rencontre en pleine eau), June 22, 1843. Lithograph on wove paper, Sheet: 10 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. (27 x 34.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 39.35 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 39.35.jpg)
    STATE 3rd state of 3
    IMAGE overall, 39.35.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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