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L'Exposition de 1859, no. 7 (Salon Exhibition of 1859)

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L'Exposition de 1859, no. 7 (Salon Exhibition of 1859)

Artist: Honoré Daumier (French, 1808 - 1879)

Date: 1859
Medium: Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 1/2 x 13 9/16in. (26.7 x 34.4cm)
Image: 8 13/16 x 10 15/16in. (22.4 x 27.8cm)
Signed: 'Accursed dealer...you will be the cause then of all my troubles...You asked me, in payment of all the items I owe you, to do your portrait for the exhibition. The jury has rejected my picture saying that it was atrocious!...It is not my work that they found ugly, I am sure... but your head!...'
Credit Line: Gift of Edward W. Root
Object number: 53.57
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