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Messieurs les jurés ... l'accusé a tué Jean Maclou ... c'est vrai…: P.2557-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Messieurs les jurés ... l'accusé a tué Jean Maclou ... c'est vrai…
Les Philantropes du jour


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



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
1844 -


No.13 from the series. Published in Le Charivari, 23 October 1844, lettering verso.

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  • Text: - Messieurs les jurés ... l'accusé a tué Jean Maclou ... c'est vrai... il ne s'en repent pas... c'est encore / vrai... mais c'est précisément parce qu'il ne s'en repent pas pour l'instant que nous devons bien nous / garder de le condamner... laissons faire le temps.... la réaction arrivera, et plus les remords viendront tardi-/ vement et plus ils seront poignans.... je crois être à la fois plus logique et plus sévère que le procureur / général... je vôte l'acquittement du prévenu!...
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2557-1991
Primary reference Number: 202582
Delteil: 1305 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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