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Honoré Daumier

Head of a Man

Watercolor
3 1/16 × 2 9/16 in
7.8 × 6.5 cm
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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overall (approximate): 7.8 x 6.5 cm (3 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
overall (approximate): 7.8 x 6.5 cm (3 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Honoré Daumier
French, 1808–1879
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The “Michelangelo of caricature,” Honoré Daumier famously satirized France’s bourgeoisie and …

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The “Michelangelo of caricature,” Honoré Daumier famously satirized France’s bourgeoisie and justice system, and masterfully exposed the misery of the masses through the emerging medium of lithography. Grotesque caricatures of government officials endeared him to the public, although one-too-many scathing renderings …

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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
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overall (approximate): 7.8 x 6.5 cm (3 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
overall (approximate): 7.8 x 6.5 cm (3 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Image rights
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Honoré Daumier
French, 1808–1879
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The “Michelangelo of caricature,” Honoré Daumier famously satirized France’s bourgeoisie and …

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The “Michelangelo of caricature,” Honoré Daumier famously satirized France’s bourgeoisie and justice system, and masterfully exposed the misery of the masses through the emerging medium of lithography. Grotesque caricatures of government officials endeared him to the public, although one-too-many scathing renderings …

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Honoré Daumier

Head of a Man

Watercolor
3 1/16 × 2 9/16 in
7.8 × 6.5 cm
Permanent collection
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