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Robert Macaire actionnaire: P.2455-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Robert Macaire actionnaire


Printmaker: Daumier, Honoré Victorin
Publisher: Aubert et Cie
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.80 from the series. Published in Le Charivari, 13 May 1838. Letterpress verso.

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Robert-Macaire actionnaire. Mais Mr. Macaire quand je vous ai distribué ces dividendes, vous saviez bien qu’ils étaient pris sur le capital ? - Qu’importe; vous n’aviez pas le droit de les distribuer, vous devez nous les rendre. - Vous les rendre !!! mais vous les avez acceptés, c’est à vous de les rendre. - Vous n’aviez pas le droit de nous les distribuer, je ne sors pas de là, vous devez nous les rendre, je ne sors pas de là'.
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2455-1991
Primary reference Number: 202480
Delteil: 435 II/II
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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