Nationality

French

Artist Dates

1808-1879

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Date of Work

1834

Medium

Lithograph

Height

14"

Width

17 1/2"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Stored: R02

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

English: Don’t Meddle with it! The central figure in this well-known Daumier lithograph is a printer, who stands firm in support of freedom of the press, while King Louis Philippe (to the left) charges at him with a raised umbrella. On the ground (to the right) is former King Charles X, who was deposed by the Revolution of 1830. Daumier’s defiant printer appears to proclaim his power to oust the leaders of nations.

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