DAUMIER, Honore

1985.53.jpg

Description

Les Philantropes du Jour
19th C.
lithograph
14 x 18 "
A lithograph of three figures around a table: two men and one woman. One man is dressed in military attire behind the table, the other man is dressed as a waelthy citizen and faces the table, and the woman is wearing a bonnet and a long shawl. She is looking at the table. On the table is a bag and stacks of coins. At the top of the lithograph the French words "Les Philantropes du Jour" ( Philanthropists of the Day) appears. At the bottom the phrase "Je ne queterai plus de ma vie pour les pauvres! . . . du moment ou j'ai fait dix-sept francs de moins que madame Ramachard!" ( I will not quit my life for the poor anymore! . . . The moment I made seventeen less francs than Madame Ramachard!) Initialed by the artist at the lower left corner.

Date

19th C.

Creator

DAUMIER, Honore
French, 1808-1879

Source

Gift of Gary H. Brown

Identifier

1985.53

Citation

DAUMIER, Honore and French, 1808-1879, “DAUMIER, Honore,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed November 30, 2022, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/9567.