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Les Écuries d'Augias

Honoré Daumier

European Art

MEDIUM Lithograph on wove paper
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES September 25, 1842
    DIMENSIONS Image: 10 3/4 x 8 3/16 in. (27.3 x 20.8 cm) Sheet: 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (33.7 x 26 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Signed, lower right in stone: "h.D."
    INSCRIPTIONS Top center above image: "HISTOIRE ANCIENNE."; top right above image: "26"; lower center in stone: "413" (stone number); lower left below image: "Chez Bauger R. du Croissant 16."; lower center below image: "Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse"; lower right below image: "Imp. d'Aubert & Cie."; lower center below image: "LES ÉCURIES D'AUGIAS./Se faire recureur, pour un héros superbe,/C'est par Hercule, un goût difficile à chanter./Mais comme le dit un proverbe:/D'ÉGOUTS et des couleurs on ne peut disputer./Calembourg inédit de Mr. Delessert."
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    STATE 2nd state of 3
    CREDIT LINE Carll H. de Silver Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879). Les Écuries d'Augias, September 25, 1842. Lithograph on wove paper, Image: 10 3/4 x 8 3/16 in. (27.3 x 20.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, 39.543
    IMAGE overall, 39.543.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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