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Philosophical Contemplations of a Lover of Silent Pleasures. To float on the back for an hour in a quiet tributary of the Marne with little water, some water lilies and lots of frogs: that's what makes a man happy!, from Les Baigneurs

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

Date:

1864

Artist:

Honoré Victorin Daumier (French, 1808-1879)
printed by Firmin Gillot (French, 1820-1872)

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Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

Philosophical Contemplations of a Lover of Silent Pleasures. To float on the back for an hour in a quiet tributary of the Marne with little water, some water lilies and lots of frogs: that's what makes a man happy!, from Les Baigneurs

Origin

France

Date

1864

Medium

Lithograph in black on tan wove paper

Dimensions

145 × 250 mm (image); 188 × 284 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Print Sales Miscellaneous Fund

Reference Number

1947.648

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