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C’est tout de même flatteur d’avoir fait tant d’élèves !...: P.2452-1991

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Current Location: In storage


C’est tout de même flatteur d’avoir fait tant d’élèves !...


Printmaker: Daumier, Honoré Victorin
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 1838


No.76 from the series. Published in Le Charivari, 11 March 1838. Text verso (stuck down on card). State with the lettering on the wall erased.

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  • Text: C’est tout de même flatteur d’avoir fait tant d’élèves !....Mais c’est embétant, y en a de trop, la concurrence tue le commerce et pour peu que ça continue nous serons débordés, nous deviendrons perruques, rococos, nous crêverons de faim, faudra nous faire gendarmes ou capucins........
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2452-1991
Primary reference Number: 202477
Delteil: 431 III/III
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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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