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When One's Portrait Is Exhibited at the Salon (Quand on a son portrait au salon)

Honoré Daumier

European Art

MEDIUM Lithograph on newsprint
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES April 26, 1845
    DIMENSIONS Sheet: 13 7/16 x 19 7/8 in. (34.1 x 50.5 cm) Image: 9 3/4 x 9 in. (24.8 x 22.9 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Unsigned
    INSCRIPTIONS Top center above image: "LES BEAUX JOURS DE LA VIE."; upper right above image: "No 39"; bottom center in block: "756"; lower left below image: "Chez Aubert & Cie.Pl. de la Bourse 29."; lower right below image: "Imp. d'Aubert & Cie."; lower center below image: "QUAND ON A SON PORTRAIT AU SALON. - C'est tout d'même flatteur, Eudoxie, d'être exposé comme ça en public et je ne regrette pas les deux cents francs que ça nous a coûté..... voilà un monsieur qui nous regarde, il a l'air de nous trouver bien!.... (Le Rapin) Est-il Dieu permis de se faire peindre, quand on a des balles pareilles."
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 65.265.16
    STATE 3rd state of 3
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Sydel Solomon
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879). When One's Portrait Is Exhibited at the Salon (Quand on a son portrait au salon), April 26, 1845. Lithograph on newsprint, Sheet: 13 7/16 x 19 7/8 in. (34.1 x 50.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Sydel Solomon, 65.265.16
    IMAGE overall, 65.265.16_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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