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LE VISITEUR—Oh! pour le coup voilà une composition qui est réellement insensée! et quelle couleur! L'ARTISTE—Crétin de bourgeois va!

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Signed on stone, l.l. h.D.; c. Croquis Pris au Salon par Daumier, u.r. 2


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston, 1882-1955; bequest to MFA Nov. 13, 1963

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

THE VISITOR—Oh! for once here is a picture which is really senseless! and what color! THE ARTIST—Bourgeois cretin, go away!

Plate 2 from Croquis Pris au Salon par Daumier in le Charivari May 30 1864


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 3294, II; H.D. 1559


Overall: 29.7 x 29.1 cm (11 11/16 x 11 7/16 in.) Image: 24.1 x 21.3 cm (9 1/2 x 8 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Lithograph, second state


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