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The Embroiderer. An example of the errors, nature sometimes makes in labeling the sexes. Just as one sees the would-be women who wear pants, some kind of a moustache, who play a cornet or the bass-viol, or who compose humanitarian novels, in the same way one finds men who play the harp, hemstitch neckerchiefs, do embroidering with their hands, and, who in a case of emergency know how to do a little cooking, plate 2 from Monomanes

A work made of lithograph in black on ivory wove paper.
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  • A work made of lithograph in black on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1840

Artist:

Honoré Victorin Daumier
French, 1808-1879

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Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

The Embroiderer. An example of the errors, nature sometimes makes in labeling the sexes. Just as one sees the would-be women who wear pants, some kind of a moustache, who play a cornet or the bass-viol, or who compose humanitarian novels, in the same way one finds men who play the harp, hemstitch neckerchiefs, do embroidering with their hands, and, who in a case of emergency know how to do a little cooking, plate 2 from Monomanes

Origin

France

Date

1840

Medium

Lithograph in black on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

215 × 197 mm (image); 332 × 247 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Hannan Fund

Reference Number

1935.36

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