Honoré Daumier (1808 - 1879) - Les Gens de Justice - Hear the prosecutor who says very bad things

Description
Honoré Daumier (1808 - 1879) - Les Gens de Justice - Hear the prosecutor who says very bad things
Lithograph - Signed - 1845

Fine lithography in perfect condition.
Tipped with two corners on a support sheet.

Voilà le ministère public qui vous dit des choses très désagréables......tâchez donc / de pleurer au moins d'un œil......ça fait toujours bien!.......
That's the prosecutor who says very bad things ...... so try / crying at least one eye ...... it's always good! .......
from 'Les Avocats et les Plaideurs'

From the famous series of 39 plates first published in 'Le Charivari'
Later edition without text on the back or beneath the print.

Prints from this series are wanted and valuable.

The “Michelangelo of caricature,” Honoré Daumier famously satirized France’s bourgeoisie and justice system, and masterfully exposed the misery of the masses through the emerging medium of lithography. Grotesque caricatures of government officials endeared him to the public.

Lot details
Artist
Honoré Daumier (1808 - 1879)
Title of artwork
Les Gens de Justice - Hear the prosecutor who says very bad things
Year
1845
Technique
Lithograph
Signature
Signed
Condition
In very good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
250×200 mm
Total dimensions
402×288×1 mm
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