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Argument irrésistible: P.2522-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Argument irrésistible
A compelling argument
Robert Macaire


Printmaker: Daumier, Honoré Victorin
Printer: Aubert et Cie
Publisher: Bauger et Cie



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

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


19th Century
1841 -


No.13 from the series. Published in Le Charivari 16 May 1841. Text verso

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  • Text: Argument irrésistible. / ...Mais ta future ne veut pas de toi..... -C'est vrai,.... je l'ai dit au beau-père, / mais il me donne 100.000 fr de plus. - Ah! c'est différent!... mais on dit que ta future en / a aimé un autre et que .... qu’il..... faut la marier tout de suite.... - C’est vrai ; mais je l’ai / encore dit au père, et il me donne encore 100.000 f de plus....- Ah ! c’est bien différent !
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Accession number: P.2522-1991
Primary reference Number: 202547
Delteil: 877 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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