Title of Work
Date of Work
Hand colored lithograph
Initialed in the lithographic stone.
Art & Design Study Collection
UND Art Collections Repository
UN BANQUET DE BARBISTES. 1843-46
English: A BANQUET OF ST. BARBE ALUMNI.
- Let’s drink to our eternal and moving friendship.
- Get lost you joker!..... at college he hit me with his fists every day.... and now, when I meet him by accident on the street, he doesn’t even lift his hat.
Hand-colored lithograph, sur blanc impression, initialed in lithographic stone
Purchased with funds from the Myers Foundations
University Art Collections: Art & Design Study Collection
Just like today, alumni of French schools enjoyed reconnecting at social events. As Daumier notes in this image, sometimes school days seem better in hindsight than they were in real life.