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“- Arthur, you had promised me a throne and all you did is put me behind a counter. - Eloise, remember Napoleon's definition of a throne: 'four boards covered with a carpet.' You are sitting on six boards and a cushion,” plate 36 from Moeurs Conjugales

A work made of lithograph in black on cream wove paper, with text added in another hand and letterpress verso.
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  • A work made of lithograph in black on cream wove paper, with text added in another hand and letterpress verso.

Date:

published April 11, 1841

Artist:

Honoré Victorin Daumier
French, 1808-1879

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Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

“- Arthur, you had promised me a throne and all you did is put me behind a counter. - Eloise, remember Napoleon's definition of a throne: 'four boards covered with a carpet.' You are sitting on six boards and a cushion,” plate 36 from Moeurs Conjugales

Origin

France

Date

1841

Medium

Lithograph in black on cream wove paper, with text added in another hand and letterpress verso

Dimensions

235 × 189 mm (image); 364 × 255 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles H. Worcester

Reference Number

1929.672

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