The fame of Daumier’s satirical prints makes it easy to forget that he was also a remarkable painter. Even his contemporaries were unaware of that, or failed to appreciate him properly, apart from a few like Corot and Degas. A caricaturist employs simplification and exaggeration. These are also found in his paintings: even a washerwoman with a small child takes on an air of grandeur.
Honoré Daumier (in circa 1864)
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|Material and technique||Oil on panel|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 27 cm
Width 21,3 cm
|Accession number||2595 (OK)|
|Credits||Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958|
|Creation date||in circa 1864|
|Collector||Collector / D.G. van Beuningen|
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Panel > Worked wood > Wood > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
|Place of manufacture||France > Western Europe > Europe|
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All about the artist
Marseille 1808 - Valmondois 1879
Honoré Daumier worked as a satirical cartoonist for 'La Caricature', a magazine that was founded in 1830. He was thrown into prison in 1832 when he depicted...Bekijk het volledige profiel