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“- I'll go public with my business.... this is the right moment... I form a company with a capital of 3 Million Francs..... for the production of artifical plums!.... - I can already see you coming, you will ask me for the kernels,” plate 1 from Les Faiseurs D'affaires

A work made of lithograph in black on ivory wove paper, with letterpress verso.
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  • A work made of lithograph in black on ivory wove paper, with letterpress verso.

Date:

1856

Artist:

Honoré Victorin Daumier
French, 1808-1879

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Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

“- I'll go public with my business.... this is the right moment... I form a company with a capital of 3 Million Francs..... for the production of artifical plums!.... - I can already see you coming, you will ask me for the kernels,” plate 1 from Les Faiseurs D'affaires

Origin

France

Date

1856

Medium

Lithograph in black on ivory wove paper, with letterpress verso

Dimensions

191 × 240 mm (image); 243 × 292 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Carter H. Harrison Collection

Reference Number

1935.215

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