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Pull, Gaspard, Pull! (Tire ferme, Gaspard.... y va s'neyer!)

Honoré Daumier

European Art

MEDIUM Lithograph on newsprint
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES November 13, 1844
    DIMENSIONS Sheet: 13 7/8 x 9 13/16 in. (35.2 x 24` Image: 9 1/2 x 7 11/16 in. (24.2 x 19.5 cm)
    SIGNATURE Lower left in the stone: "h.D."
    INSCRIPTIONS Top center above image: "LES PHILANTROPES DU JOUR."; upper right above images: "16."; lower left in stone: "679"; lower left below image: "Chez Aubert Pl. de la Bourse 29."; lower right below image: "Imp. d'Aubert & Cie."; lower center below image: "- Tire ferme, Gaspard.... y va s'neyer!.... - Laissez moi donc tranquille... vous voyez bien que je sais nager et que je me baigne tranquillement..... - Tire toujours Gaspard... si on les écoutait on n'pourrait jamais en sauver un seul... nous allons le remonter comme ça jusqu'à Bercy et l'commissaire nous donnera 25 francs pour notre belle action... sans compter le pour-boire qui sera à la générosité du bourgeois!.."
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1996.225.5
    STATE 2nd state of 2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel
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