C1842

UNE RENCONTRE DE JOYEUX AUGURES. Les Augures, dit-on, ne pouvaient s'aborder Sans rire de leur fourberie: Mais nos chevaliers d'industrie Se traitent gravement et sans se dérider.

Artist:

Honore Daumier (1808 - 1879)

Rare lithograph by Henri Daumier fromt he series, ‘HISTOIRE ANCIENNE'(Stories from Antiquity)..  Translation: MEETING OF MERRY AUGURS. The augurs, one says, couldn’t meet  without smiling of their deceit. But our knights from everyday life treat each other much smoother and nice. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

UNE RENCONTRE DE JOYEUX AUGURES. Les Augures, dit-on, ne pouvaient s’aborder Sans rire de leur fourberie: Mais nos chevaliers d’industrie Se traitent gravement et sans se dérider.

Date:

C1842

Artist:

Honore Daumier (1808 - 1879)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph.

Image Size: 

187mm 
x 247mm
AUTHENTICITY
UNE RENCONTRE DE JOYEUX AUGURES.  Les Augures, dit-on, ne pouvaient s'aborder  Sans rire de leur fourberie:  Mais nos chevaliers d'industrie  Se traitent gravement et sans se dérider. - Antique Print from 1842

Genuine antique
dated:

1842

Description:

Rare lithograph by Henri Daumier fromt he series, HISTOIRE ANCIENNE'(Stories from Antiquity).

Translation: MEETING OF MERRY AUGURS. The augurs, one says, couldn’t meet  without smiling of their deceit. But our knights from everyday life treat each other much smoother and nice.

D. 936, Third state with Letters, Aubert’s name and address and on thick paper.

 

Artist:

Honore Daumier (1808-1879) 

Daumier was a French printmaker, caricaturist, painter, and sculptor, whose many works offer commentary on social and political life in C19th France. A prolific draughtsman, he was perhaps best known for his lithographic caricatures of political and legal figures in Paris.

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