The Botanist's Triumph (Un Triomphe de botaniste)
Lithograph on wove paper
October 20, 1844
13 1/2 x 10 1/16 in. (34.3 x 25.6 cm) (show scale)
Lower left in the stone: "h.D."
Upper left above image: "LES BEAUX JOURS DE LA VIE."; lower right in block: "672"; lower left below image: "Chez Aubert & Cie. Pl. de la Bourse 29."; lower right below image: "Imp. d'Aubert & Cie."; lower center below image: "UN TRIOMPHE DE BOTANISTE.
Tenez, monsieur, flairez moi ça... voila une rose dont je suis fier, elle fleurit pour la première fois.... à force de soins et de patience, je suis parvenu à lui faire acquérir l'odeur de la rhubarbe!.. je dois être cité dans le prochain numéro du journal des Connaissances utiles."
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Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879). The Botanist's Triumph (Un Triomphe de botaniste), October 20, 1844. Lithograph on wove paper, 13 1/2 x 10 1/16 in. (34.3 x 25.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Louise Seaman Bechtel, 86.38.2 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.38.2.jpg)
overall, 86.38.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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