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Honoré Victorin Daumier
French, 1808-1879

"- My God! Madame Bombec, what happened to you? - Don't mention it, my dear, it's horrible. The world is going from bad to worse, I would rather be janitor at the botanical garden! You know that Bézuchet from the fifth floor, the one that always insists that her good-for-nothing daughter who is fat around the hips has become..... I only replied: Ah, well! - And that's the person who… - Of course, even a blind man can see that!,” plate 30 from Types Parisiens, 1840

Lithograph in black on white wove paper
191 x 232 mm (image); 275 x 358 mm (sheet)

Mr. and Mrs. Carter H. Harrison Collection, 1935.189

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