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Honoré Daumier

Un Avocat Plaidant

Pen and ink with wash on paper
7 13/16 × 5 13/16 in
19.8 × 14.8 cm
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Jill Newhouse Gallery
New York
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Daumier Register no. 10688-1

The pleading, histrionic lawyer was a frequent target of Daumier’s …

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Daumier Register no. 10688-1

The pleading, histrionic lawyer was a frequent target of Daumier’s satire, beginning with his series of 37 lithographs titled Les Gens de Justice (Men of Law), published between 1845 and 1848. In the 1860s, Daumier expanded upon those earlier works in a series of finished drawings and …

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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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Daumier Register no. 10688-1

The pleading, histrionic lawyer was a frequent target of Daumier’s …

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Daumier Register no. 10688-1

The pleading, histrionic lawyer was a frequent target of Daumier’s satire, beginning with his series of 37 lithographs titled Les Gens de Justice (Men of Law), published between 1845 and 1848. In the 1860s, Daumier expanded upon those earlier works in a series of finished drawings and …

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Signature
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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

Un Avocat Plaidant

Pen and ink with wash on paper
7 13/16 × 5 13/16 in
19.8 × 14.8 cm
This is a unique work.
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location
New York
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