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The Botanist's Triumph (Un Triomphe de botaniste)

Honoré Daumier

European Art

MEDIUM Lithograph on wove paper
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES October 20, 1844
    DIMENSIONS 13 1/2 x 10 1/16 in. (34.3 x 25.6 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Lower left in the stone: "h.D."
    INSCRIPTIONS 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."
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Louise Seaman Bechtel
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Honoré Daumier (Marseille, France, 1808–1879, Valmondois, France). 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)
    STATE 2nd state of 2
    IMAGE overall, 86.38.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    Honoré Daumier (Marseille, France, 1808–1879, Valmondois, France). <em>The Botanist's Triumph (Un Triomphe de botaniste)</em>, 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)