The First Swimming Lesson (La Première leçon de natation)
Lithograph on newsprint
August 23, 1855
Sheet: 9 1/2 x 14 1/4 in. (24.1 x 36.2 cm)
Other: 17 9/16 x 9 13/16 in. (44.6 x 24.9 cm)
Image: 17 5/16 x 19 9/16 in. (44 x 49.7 cm) (show scale)
Lower left in stone: "h.D."
Lower right in stone: "813"; lower left below image: mon. Martinet, 116, r. Rivoli et 41, r. Vivienne."; lower right below image: "Lith. Destouches, 28, r. Paradis Pre-Paris."; lower center below image: "LA PREMIÈRE LEÇON DE NATATION.
- Je veux bien apprendre à nager, mais pas dans l'eau, papa..... oh! pas dans l'eau!..."
Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel
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Honoré Daumier (Marseille, France, 1808–1879, Valmondois, France). The First Swimming Lesson (La Première leçon de natation), August 23, 1855. Lithograph on newsprint, Sheet: 9 1/2 x 14 1/4 in. (24.1 x 36.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel, 1996.225.3 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.225.3.jpg)
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overall, 1996.225.3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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