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The Jayotype. "- Mr. Jay: The gentleman is married? - The gentleman: Certainly, but how the devil did you know that? - Mr. Jay: Oh, its that this instrument is perfect, that no curve of the head, no bump on the forehead can escape it. - The gentleman: How ingenious!," plate 60 from Moeurs Conjugales

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

Date:

1842

Artist:

Honoré Victorin Daumier (French, 1808-1879)
printed by Aubert & Cie. (French, active 19th century)
later published by Bauger (French, active 19th century)
later published in Le Charivari (French, 1832-1915)

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Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

The Jayotype. "- Mr. Jay: The gentleman is married? - The gentleman: Certainly, but how the devil did you know that? - Mr. Jay: Oh, its that this instrument is perfect, that no curve of the head, no bump on the forehead can escape it. - The gentleman: How ingenious!," plate 60 from Moeurs Conjugales

Origin

France

Date

1842

Medium

Lithograph in black on white wove paper

Dimensions

251 × 223 mm (image); 324 × 260 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Sidney A. Kent Fund, gift of Martin A. Ryerson and the Print and Drawing Club

Reference Number

1923.57

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