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Ce matin, avant l'aurore (This Morning, Before Dawn)

Public Domain

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Public Domain

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Honoré Daumier

French, 1808-1879

Ce matin, avant l'aurore (This Morning, Before Dawn), 1839

hand-colored lithograph

sheet: 12 3/8 x 9 7/8 inches (31.4325 x 25.0825 cm); mat: 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches (48.895 x 36.195 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Gift of Mrs. Theodore G. Kenefick, 1962

P1962:3.5

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Inscriptions

signature, undated / front, lower left of image area / h.D.
inscription / front, upper center / MOEURS CONJUGALES NO. 4
imprint / front, left, immediately below image area / A Bureau Charivari Rue du Croissant 16
inscription / front, center, immediately below image area / [illegible]
object text / front, lower center / Ce matin, avant l’aurore / Une Dieu vint me réveiller; / Il me dit: tu dors encore . . . / Est il temps de sommeiller? De ton Papa, c’est la Féle, / Fais lui quelque don flatteur / En lui posant sur la tête / Une Couro

Class

Prints (visual works)

Work Type

Lithograph

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