MADRIER-LONGEAU, en Jocrisse.

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.coverage.spatial France -- History -- Louis-Philip, 1830-1848
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T15:57:38Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T15:57:38Z
dc.date.issued 1833
dc.identifier LD141
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/1775
dc.description 2nd state.
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, March 10, 1833
dc.description.abstract Madier de Monjau is shown here as a simpleton carrying the Diogenes lantern. But like the Greek philosopher, he is unable to find an honest man. Daumier alludes to him as somewhat naive and stupid, chasing butterflies. The word "Jocrisse" is an expression from the old French theater. This was a person who was permanently duped by others. He is the simpleton and laughing stock of his companions. Daumier also played with the name of Madier, calling him Madrier, a thick plank of oak. Joseph Paulin Madier de Monjau (1785-1865) was a magistrate, lawyer, and politician. He also served as Deputy from 1831 to 1837 and as Attorney General in Lyon. He published the newspaper “L’Esprit Public”.
dc.format.extent 31 x 23 cm
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.publisher Paris, 1833
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 141.
dc.rights Copyright restrictions may apply. For permission to copy or use this image, contact the Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department, Brandeis University Libraries.
dc.subject Caricatures
dc.title MADRIER-LONGEAU, en Jocrisse.
dc.title.alternative Charivari
dc.title.alternative MADRIER-LONGEAU, as Simpleton.
dc.rights.license The following credit line must be included with each item used: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman Collection of Honoré Daumier Lithographs, Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


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