An Addition to a Splendid Education. The young Chinese of the upper class don't only cultivate the art of the hunting horn, they also learn to give punches with the fist or the heels of their boots right into the pit of the stomach. This talent is called boxing with the feet and it is cultivated with the greatest success by all those who consider placing themselves on a good footing in society, plate 17 from Voyage En Chine

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

Date:

1844

Artist:

Honoré Victorin Daumier
French, 1808-1879

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Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

An Addition to a Splendid Education. The young Chinese of the upper class don't only cultivate the art of the hunting horn, they also learn to give punches with the fist or the heels of their boots right into the pit of the stomach. This talent is called boxing with the feet and it is cultivated with the greatest success by all those who consider placing themselves on a good footing in society, plate 17 from Voyage En Chine

Origin

France

Date

1844

Medium

Lithograph in black on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

208 × 245 mm (image); 275 × 298 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

John H. Wrenn Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1958.777

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