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Merope. “A soldier of my stature is quite able to run the state once defended with so much fun,” plate 2 from Physionomies Tragiques (recto); Provost. (dans le Puff - Thtre Français) "Le Puff, est l'art de semer et de faire èclore á son profit la chose qui n'est pas" (verso)

A work made of lithograph in black (recto), and lithograph with incising on stone (verso), on white wove paper.
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  • A work made of lithograph in black (recto), and lithograph with incising on stone (verso), on white wove paper.

Date:

1851 (recto); n.d. (verso)

Artist:

Recto by Honoré Victorin Daumier (French, 1808-1879)
Verso by Unknown Artist (French, 19th century)

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Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

Merope. “A soldier of my stature is quite able to run the state once defended with so much fun,” plate 2 from Physionomies Tragiques (recto); Provost. (dans le Puff - Thtre Français) "Le Puff, est l'art de semer et de faire èclore á son profit la chose qui n'est pas" (verso)

Origin

France

Date

1851

Medium

Lithograph in black (recto), and lithograph with incising on stone (verso), on white wove paper

Dimensions

215 × 272 mm (image); 265 × 331 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Carter H. Harrison Collection

Reference Number

1948.414

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