Messieurs et Dames!
Lithograph on wove paper
October 7, 1836
Sheet: 13 3/16 x 10 1/2 in. (33.5 x 26.7 cm)
Image: 9 3/4 x 8 3/16 in. (24.8 x 20.8 cm) (show scale)
Lower center below image: "Messieurs et Dames!/
Les mines d?argent, les mines d?or, les mines de diamant ne sont que de la pot-Bouille, de la ratatouille en comparaison de/ma houille?. Mais (que vous m?allez dire) tu vends alors les actions un million? Mes actions, Messieurs, je ne les vends pas/je les donne pour 200 misérables francs j'en donne deux pour une, je donne une aiguille, un cure-oreille, un passe-lacet et je vous donne encore ma bénédiction par dessus le marché. En avant la grosse caisse!"
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Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879). Messieurs et Dames!, October 7, 1836. Lithograph on wove paper, Sheet: 13 3/16 x 10 1/2 in. (33.5 x 26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, 39.545 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 39.545.jpg)
overall, 39.545.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Delteil title: "Messieurs et Dames! Les Mines d'Argent..."
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