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Affreux Macadam!

19th century
224 x 160 mm (8.8 x 6.3 in.)

Honoré Daumier, French, (1808–1879)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Published in “Le Monde Illustré” 2 August 1862
Marks: Signed in block, lower left: “h.D.”; inscribed in block, lower right: “Verdeil”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Georges Hartmann (Lugt 1157e)
Bibliography: Bouvy 933.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1968
Accession Number: 1968.15.1

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  • satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]
  • social satire

  • image Dimensions: 224 x 160 mm (8.8 x 6.3 in.)

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