Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Nationality

French

Artist Dates

1808-1879

Title of Work

Un bain contrarié

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Date of Work

1864

Medium

Lithograph

Signature

Signed on lithographic stone

Height

10"

Width

14 1/2"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: FF_008_G

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Honoré Daumier was a prolific painter, printmaker and caricaturist born in 1808 in Marseille, France. In 1822 Daumier studied under Alexandre Lenoir, an artist and archaeologist that was dedicated to saving French monuments during the French Revolution. One year later he went on to attend the Académie Suisse. His works are best known for commenting and critiquing on the 19th century social and political life in France. Honoré Daumier's works can be found at the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Rijksmuseum, and several other prominent collections internationally.

Additional Information

Translation: A forbidden swimming pleasure.

Notes: Series Title: LES BAIGNEURS, - par H. Daumier. Publication: LE JOURNAL AMUSANT, PETIT JOURNAL POUR RIRE 6.8.1864. LES BAIGNEURS, - par H. Daumier, a series of 10 unnumbered prints, which initially appeared in the JOURNAL AMUSANT between July 30 and August 20, 1864 using the system GILLOT, before being published in the PETIT JOURNAL POUR RIRE. TECHNICAL INFORMATION. This print has been produced following the system GILLOTAGE. ABOUT THIS PRINT. One of the "Bathing Boats", called "Petit, Ecole de Natation" was moored very close to Daumier's house at the Quai d'Anjou on the river Seine.

Condition

Very good

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