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Exploitation du suicide: P.2451-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Exploitation du suicide


Printmaker: Daumier, Honoré Victorin
Printer: Junca
Publisher: Aubert
Draughtsman: Philipon, Charles (After)



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


19th century
Production date: AD 1837


No.59 from the series. Published in Le Charivari, 24 July 1837. Text verso (stuck down on card)

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  • Text: Vous avez raison ma tante, je suis un misérable, un mange tout, un propre-à-rien, je n’ai plus le / sou, je vais me brrruler la cerrrvelle !! - Malheureux ! que dis-tu ? - Oui, je veux mourrrrir !…. / - Non ! non ! je payerai tes dettes, je te donnerai tout ce que j’ai.. ne te tue pas !… - Ma tante, / c’est pour vous obéir car je suis bien las de la vie……. / (Enfoncé la tante !)
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2451-1991
Primary reference Number: 202476
Delteil: 414 I/II
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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