Daumier, Honoré

France, (1808-1879)

  • Honoré Daumier - La Tentation
  • La Tentation

  • [the Temptation]
  • (1835), lithograph
  • 8.6 x 11 in. (21.9 x 27.9 cm.) [image]
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

  • Honoré Daumier - Le Boucher
  • Le Boucher

  • [the Butcher]
  • (ndg.), charcoal, pen, and black ink
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

  • Honoré Daumier - Le Charcutier
  • Le Charcutier

  • [the Pork Butcher]
  • (ndg.), lithograph with hand coloring
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

  • Honoré Daumier - Le Boucher
  • Le Boucher

  • [the Butcher]
  • (c. 1860), brush and gray wash, black Conté crayon and charcoal on paper
  • 12 x 9.8 in. (30.5 x 24.9 cm.)
  • Private collection

About the Artist

Honoré Daumier, French, (1808-1879). Honoré Victorin Daumier was a French caricaturist, painter and sculptor who began his career as a graphic artist.

Daumier was especially renowned for satirical cartoons and drawings of 19th-century French politics and society. During the course of his life he produced over 4,000 lithographs of political and social comment.

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