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Une déclaration, en plein société: P.2540-1991

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Une déclaration, en plein société
A public declaration
Les Beaux jours de la vie


Daumier, Honoré Victorin (Printmaker)
Aubert et Cie (Printer)
Aubert et Cie (Publisher)

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
1846 -


No.86 from the series. Published in Le Charivari 28 March 1846. Text verso (mounted on card)

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  • Text: UNE DÉCLARATION, EN PLEINE SOCIÉTÉ. / - Je t'ai ai ai me......./ - Je t'ai ai ai ai me!...... / (Ce tendre aveu se fesant avec un bémol à la clef, le mari ne peut rien y trouver à redire).
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2540-1991
Primary reference Number: 202565
Delteil: 1174 II/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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