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“- Hey, Baptiste, what are these two shouting for the last hour… I am sure they are fighting! - Oh no, they make such funny movements, that's hilarious… I've got it: the are rehearsing a tragedy which they will perform at the party of Madame Follemèche… Lucky the bourgeois who can afford with his income to enjoy such entertainments… the man is almost as funny as the clown of the Folies-Nouvelles!,” plate 11 from Les Comédiens De Société

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:

1858

Artist:

Honoré Victorin Daumier
French, 1808-1879

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Artist

Honoré-Victorin Daumier

Title

“- Hey, Baptiste, what are these two shouting for the last hour… I am sure they are fighting! - Oh no, they make such funny movements, that's hilarious… I've got it: the are rehearsing a tragedy which they will perform at the party of Madame Follemèche… Lucky the bourgeois who can afford with his income to enjoy such entertainments… the man is almost as funny as the clown of the Folies-Nouvelles!,” plate 11 from Les Comédiens De Société

Origin

France

Date

1858

Medium

Lithograph in black on white wove paper

Dimensions

201 × 253 mm (image); 253 × 354 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

William McCallin McKee Memorial Endowment

Reference Number

1953.589a

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