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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.coverage.spatial France -- History -- July Revolution, 1830 en_US
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T16:27:19Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T16:27:19Z
dc.date.issued 1831 en_US
dc.identifier LD23 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/2786
dc.description 2nd state. en_US
dc.description.abstract The political and economical objects of the "three glorious days" of the July Revolution of 1830 have not satisfied the revolutionary fighters. An invalid and impoverished participant, dressed in rags patched together by pawnshop tickets, contemplates ending his misery by jumping into the Seine from the "Pont de la Concorde" bridge in front of Parliament. The rope around his neck is attached to a paving stone, the classical weapon used in Parisian revolutionary barricades. It reads "Dernière ressource" (last resource). When working in 1821 at the bookshop close to the Palais Royal, Daumier must have seen the mayor of Orgon from the Bouches-du Rhône district. He used to show bypassers a stone he always carried with him which he had thrown at Napoleon’s carriage in 1814. For this heroic deed he was claiming a pension from Louis XVIII. When payment was refused by the government, Orgon attached the stone with a rope around his neck and drowned himself in the Seine. en_US
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph en_US
dc.format.extent 33.5 x 25 cm en_US
dc.format.extent b&w en_US
dc.publisher Paris, 1831 en_US
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 23. en_US
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. en_US
dc.subject Bridges (built works) en_US
dc.subject Suicides en_US
dc.title UN HÉROS DE JUILLET, Mai 1831. fr
dc.title.alternative A JULY HERO, May 1831. en
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. en_US

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