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Robert Macaire, dentist. “- Damnit Doctor, you pulled out two good teeth and left the two bad ones. - (Robert Macaire aside) Devil!!! … (loud) Of course.... And for a good reason: there will be enough time to pull out the bad ones. The good ones surely would have caused you pain in due time. A dental plate however will not hurt you and is very fashionable right now. Everybody is wearing it, plate 57 from Caricaturana

A work made of lithograph with hand-coloring on paper.
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  • A work made of lithograph with hand-coloring on paper.

Date:

1838/39

Artist:

Honoré Victorin Daumier
French, 1808-1879

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Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

Robert Macaire, dentist. “- Damnit Doctor, you pulled out two good teeth and left the two bad ones. - (Robert Macaire aside) Devil!!! … (loud) Of course.... And for a good reason: there will be enough time to pull out the bad ones. The good ones surely would have caused you pain in due time. A dental plate however will not hurt you and is very fashionable right now. Everybody is wearing it, plate 57 from Caricaturana

Origin

France

Date

1838–1839

Medium

Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper

Dimensions

230 × 215 mm (image); 361 × 274 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ira Frank

Reference Number

1944.483

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