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"- 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

A work made of lithograph in black on white wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of lithograph in black on white wove paper.

Date:

1840

Artist:

Honoré Victorin Daumier
French, 1808-1879

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

"- 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

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1840

Medium

Lithograph in black on white wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 19.1 × 23.2 cm (7 9/16 × 9 3/16 in.); Sheet: 27.5 × 35.8 cm (10 7/8 × 14 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Carter H. Harrison Collection

Reference Number

1935.189

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