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Est-ce le garçon..... faut-il lui demander une assiette?...: P.2606-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Est-ce le garçon..... faut-il lui demander une assiette?...
Croquis Parisiens


Printmaker: Daumier, Honoré Victorin
Printer: Destouches
Publisher: Martinet-Hautecoeur



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
1855 -


No.4 from the series. Published in Le Charivari, 1 May 1855, lettering verso

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  • Text: - Est-ce le garçon..... faut-il lui demander une assiette?... / - Ma foi, je ne te le conseille pas..... je crois plutôt que c'est un notaire...... on vient de le chercher pour un dineur / qui se sera cru empoisonné et qui aura voulu faire son testament au dessert.
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2606-1991
Primary reference Number: 202631
Delteil: 2707 II/II
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

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

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