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Honoré Daumier, L'Empire c'est la Paix

Daumier, Honoré (Marseille 1808 – Valmondois 1879). L’Empire c’est la Paix. Ruins and dead. Lithograph. (1870-71.) Monogrammed, otherwise as above. 9½ × 7¼ in (24.1 × 18.5 cm).

Delteil 3814, III (of 3) with illustration of an earlier state. – See the illustration in Alexandre, Daumier – l’homme et l’œuvre (1888), too. – Careful impression on better paper without the text on the back and the Actualité series title.

Created in the great style of the final years, omitting all material and “accusing the wrong of the war in symbolic figures only” (Glaser).

Offer no. 6,446 | EUR 322. | export price EUR 306. (c. US$ 370.) + shipping

Also see
To the War of 1870-71
Daumier’s Great Work of Reconciliation


„ … sowie herzlichen Dank für Ihre Ausführungen zur Kulturgeschichte / Ihr … “

(Herr H.-J. W., 7. Januar 2010)