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Robert Macaire commissionnaire: P.2456-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Robert Macaire commissionnaire


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.84 from the series. Published in Le Charivari, 22 June 1838. Text verso.

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Que diable ! monsieur, vous dites ne payer que le samedi et voici trois samedis que je me présente pour une facture de 9f. 50 je ne puis jamais recevoir….. - Vous serez venu trop tôt, la caisse n’ouvre qu’à trois heures…… - Hé bien ! il est trois heures et quart. - C’est trop tard, la caisse ferme à trois heures précises….. que diable ! monsieur, tant pis pour vous ! il faut être exact ! venez à l’heure !
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2456-1991
Primary reference Number: 202481
Delteil: 439 II/II
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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