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Argument Irrésistible

Honoré Daumier

European Art

MEDIUM Lithograph on newsprint
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES May 16, 1841
    DIMENSIONS Sheet: 14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in. (36 x 24.8 cm) Image: 9 1/4 x 7 13/16 in. (23.5 x 19.8 cm)
    INSCRIPTIONS Top center right above image: "ROBERT MACAIRE."; top right above image: "2ème Série No. 13"; lower right: "Daumier & Philipon"; lower left below image: "Chez Bauger & Cie Edits.R. du Croissant 16."; lower center below image: "Chez Aubert, gal. Véro-Dodat"; lower right below image: "Imp. d'Aubert & Cie."; lower center below image: "Argument irrésistible./ ...Mais ta future ne veut pas de toi.?. -C'est vrai,.? je l'ai dit au beau-père, mais il me donne 100.000 fr de plus. - Ah! c'est différent!... mais on dit que ta future en a aimé un autre et que ?. qu?il?.. faut la marier tout de suite?. ? C?est vrai ; mais je l?ai encore dit au père, et il me donne encore 100.000 f de plus? - Ah ! c?est bien différent !"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1996.225.28
    STATE 2nd state of 2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Shelley and David Garfinkel
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