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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
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 39.35
    STATE 3rd state of 3
    CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879). 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
    IMAGE overall, 39.35.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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