The Salesman's Hoax. – A Design Out of Fashion. "This kind of fabric has a delightful shade; Madame is the first to whom I have shown it.... all our young women are going to tear each other apart for it. What a charming design.... it would look marvellous on such an elegant form.... you absolutely need this, Madame," plate 2 from Les Carottes

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

Date:

1844

Artist:

Honoré Victorin Daumier (French, 1808-1879)
printed by Aubert & Cie. (French, active 19th century)
later published in Le Charivari (French, 1832-1915)
text by Ernest Jaime (French, 1802-1884)

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Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

The Salesman's Hoax. – A Design Out of Fashion. "This kind of fabric has a delightful shade; Madame is the first to whom I have shown it.... all our young women are going to tear each other apart for it. What a charming design.... it would look marvellous on such an elegant form.... you absolutely need this, Madame," plate 2 from Les Carottes

Origin

France

Date

1844

Medium

Lithograph in black on white wove paper

Dimensions

224 × 178 mm (image); 357 × 274 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Sidney A. Kent Fund, gift of Martin A. Ryerson and the Print and Drawing Club

Reference Number

1923.52

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