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Prints 19/20th century
DAUMIER, H.,  Yeux noirs, front haut, teint brun, barbe, favoris...c'est bon! ...on te reconnaîtra, mon gaillard. (from La Caricature, Plate 391), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Yeux noirs, front haut, teint brun, barbe, favoris...c'est bon! ...on te reconnaîtra, mon gaillard. (from La Caricature, Plate 391)
Paris, 1834, Uncoloured.. 201x274mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. With flattened center fold.
A man is sick and lying down on a bed while a doctor is examining him. This print most likely refers to the uprising in Lyon and Paris of April 9 to 14, 1834 and shows a presumably wounded revolutionary. The nurse as well as the King are turning away from him, thus showing no interest in the sufferi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMIER, H.,  Le Triomphateur. (Plate 449 in La Caricature), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Le Triomphateur. (Plate 449 in La Caricature)
Paris, December 18, 1834, Uncoloured.. 217x243mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. With center fold, split lower part center fold underlaid.
Thiers is being appointed Minister of the Interior and was elected in 1834 to the French Academy (therefore the oversize goose feather). This represents the victory of Thiers and his ideas. Like the Romans, he is shown riding in a chariot. The defeated, Dupin, Sauzet and Etienne, are pulling the cha... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DAUMIER, H.,  Athéniens prenez garde à Philippe ! (Démosthènes aux Athéniens). (Plate 454 in La Caricature), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Athéniens prenez garde à Philippe ! (Démosthènes aux Athéniens). (Plate 454 in La Caricature)
Paris, January 8, 1835, Uncoloured.. 220x255mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. Flattened center fold.
A comedian dressed in a toga is warning the audience to beware of King Louis-Philip. The allusion is to Demosthenes (384-322 B.C.) warning the Athenians of the upcoming danger presented by Philippe of Macedonia (in that case, Louis-Philippe). Fulchiron (the well-known French writer, industrialist, a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DAUMIER, H.,  Robert-Macaire renait de ses cendres. Par ma foi! La compagnie . . . (Published in Caricaturana, plate 21), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Robert-Macaire renait de ses cendres. Par ma foi! La compagnie . . . (Published in Caricaturana, plate 21)
Paris, 1838, Uncoloured.. 204x279mm. Litho printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. Some very light marginal spotting. Else in very good condition.
Second state. Translation in English of text title: Robert Macaire rising from his ashes. By heavens! The company is unlucky! . . . Yesterday I insured my super-glue plant and my flint-lock factory, I had only just sorted things out with you, when fire broke out in four places. Everything's burnt... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DAUMIER, H.,  Messieurs et Dames! Les mines d'argent . . . (Plate 7 from Caricaturana), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Messieurs et Dames! Les mines d'argent . . . (Plate 7 from Caricaturana)
Paris, 1838, Uncoloured.. 245x210mm. Litho printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. Some very light marginal spotting. Else in very good condition.
Translation in English of text title: Ladies and gentlemen! Silver mines, gold mines, diamond mines are only thin gruel and stale rolls in comparison with coal . . . But even so, (you're going to say), you're selling your shares for a million? . . . I'm not selling my shares, gentlemen, I'm givi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DAUMIER, H.,  Tailleur vous me demandez de l’argent, mais je n’en fais pas et je fais des portraits….. prenez ça c’est Mme votre épouse que j’ai faite de souvenir. (Plate 6 from Le Charivari, Scènes grotesques.), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Tailleur vous me demandez de l’argent, mais je n’en fais pas et je fais des portraits….. prenez ça c’est Mme votre épouse que j’ai faite de souvenir. (Plate 6 from Le Charivari, Scènes grotesques.)
Paris, November 29, 1839, Uncoloured.. 193x170mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. In very good condition.
Translation in English of title text: Tailor, you ask for money, but I am a painter and I don't make money. Here, take this portrait of your wife. I drew it from memory..
SCÈNES GROTESQUES (Grotesque scenes) is a series of 6 lithographs, which were published in the Charivari between Jun...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMIER, H.,  Soyez donc poli. i.. impertinent!! (Leçon de Civilité puérile et honnète). (Plate 1 from the Charivari, Scènes grotesques), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Soyez donc poli. i.. impertinent!! (Leçon de Civilité puérile et honnète). (Plate 1 from the Charivari, Scènes grotesques)
Paris, June 19, 1839, Uncoloured.. 220x187mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. With his signature on the stone. In good condition.
Translation in English of title text: Be polite, you uneducated flail…(Lesson in juvenile civility and honest courtesy)..
The old gentleman is slapping the young boy whose hat fell in front of the man’s feet. This used to be considered impolite and uneducated. It was quite customary at t...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMIER, H.,  Farce dramatique. Doucement ! Doucement . . . Ne levez pas le rideau, je ne jous pas. . . - (Le Directeur accourant effrayé). Vous plaisantez, mon cher Macaire, vous plaisantez, n’est-ce pas ?.  . . (Plate 8 from Robert Macaire.), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Farce dramatique. Doucement ! Doucement . . . Ne levez pas le rideau, je ne jous pas. . . - (Le Directeur accourant effrayé). Vous plaisantez, mon cher Macaire, vous plaisantez, n’est-ce pas ?. . . (Plate 8 from Robert Macaire.)
Paris, 1840 - 1841, Uncoloured.. 200x260mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. In very good condition.
Second state. Translation in English of text title: Dramatic farce. - Gently! Gently!? Do not raise the curtain, I am not playing -(the frightened Director rushing towards him). You must be joking, my dear Macaire, you must be joking? - Not at all, not at all! I will not play. - You will not play... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 360)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMIER, H.,  Robert Macaire. -  Hé bien! mon cher directeur, ton affaire marche-t-elle?  . . ., antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Robert Macaire. - Hé bien! mon cher directeur, ton affaire marche-t-elle? . . .
Paris, 1840-1841, Uncoloured.. 237x185mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. In very good condition. With a blind-stamped embossment.
Plate from his famous series "Robert Macaire." This print has no plate number.
Caption in English: (Robert): Well, well! My dear director… how's business? - (Bertrand): Good, very good, I am quite content. Unfortunately we don't have a penny to continue! - Oh blast! - But an investor still o...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMIER, H.,  Dire pourtant que mes dahlias continuent encore cette année à être du ponceau le plus vif . . . . malgré tous mes soins, je ne pourrai donc jamais parvenir à leur donner la nuance Boue de Paris !. (Plate 6 from Tout ce qu'on voudra.), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Dire pourtant que mes dahlias continuent encore cette année à être du ponceau le plus vif . . . . malgré tous mes soins, je ne pourrai donc jamais parvenir à leur donner la nuance Boue de Paris !. (Plate 6 from Tout ce qu'on voudra.)
Paris, June 18, 1847, Uncoloured.. 225x213mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. With signature on stone. In very good condition.
Translation in English of title text: If one considers that my dahlias are still blooming in flaming red this year… I am afraid that with all my endeavors I will never succeed in cultivating them in a "Parisian Dirt" shade.
TOUT CE QU'ON VOUDRA. (As you like it). This series consists of...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMIER, H.,  Les temps sont durs, et il faut vivre dé privations cette anné ! . . . . A qui le dites-vous, mon cher Ducorneau . . . (Plate 2 from Tout ce qu'on voudra.), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Les temps sont durs, et il faut vivre dé privations cette anné ! . . . . A qui le dites-vous, mon cher Ducorneau . . . (Plate 2 from Tout ce qu'on voudra.)
Paris, April 17, 1847, Uncoloured.. 251x216mm. Litho printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. With signature and number 1018 on stone. Paper slightly age toned.
Translation in English of title text: Times are difficult, this year we must learn to be more modest. . . - Don't tell me, my dear Ducorneau…. As far as I am concerned, every time I go to the theatre I now deny myself the company of my wife. . .. TOUT CE QU'ON VOUDRA. (As you like it). This s... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 360)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DAUMIER, H.,  Ma femme est-elle à la maison? . . . (Plate 4 from la Charivari, Tout ce qu'on voudra.), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Ma femme est-elle à la maison? . . . (Plate 4 from la Charivari, Tout ce qu'on voudra.)
Paris, June 2, 1847, Uncoloured.. 264x218mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. Paper slightly age toned, repair of a small tear in upper margin. Else very good condition. With signature and number 1064 on the stone.
Translation in English of title text: Is my wife at home? - Yes Sir, . . . And so is your cousin….. From "Tout ce qu'on voudra". (As you like it). This series consists of 94 lithographs published between March 28,1847 and November 30, 1852 in the Charivari. Some of the plates carry no numbers... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DAUMIER, H., Tout ce qu'on voudra. Au restaurant à 32 sous. Garçon . . . (Stone number 1279)., antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - Tout ce qu'on voudra. Au restaurant à 32 sous. Garçon . . . (Stone number 1279).
Paris, 22 November 1849, Uncoloured.. 260x204mm. Litho printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. A very good and dark impression.
Caption in English : AT THE RESTAURANT AT 32 SOUS. - Waiter, a chicken with watercress. - Monsieur, we are out of chicken, but I could bring you a double portion of watercress.
Print taken from TOUT CE QU'ON VOUDRA. (As you like it). This series consists of 94 lithographs publishe...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMIER, H.,  La femme du représentant (Plate 27 from le Charivari, Le croquis du jour)., antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - La femme du représentant (Plate 27 from le Charivari, Le croquis du jour).
Paris, August 9, 1849, Uncoloured.. 240x208mm. Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. Repair of a small split in lower left margin, just affecting the text. In good condition. With signature and nr. 1058 on the stone.
Translation in English of title text: THE WIFE OF THE REPRESENTATIVE. - Will I need a hat, Dear?
- My dear, I am a representative now! If you want to ask me a question, you must first file a petition in the Chamber!
- Yes, I know you…. And then you'll call the order of the day!
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3