LE VIEUX DRAPEAU. Qu'il prouve encore aux oppresseurs Combien la gloire est roturière. (de Béranger)

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T16:47:30Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T16:47:30Z
dc.date.issued 1830
dc.identifier LD2
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/3423
dc.description.abstract "Le vieux drapeau" is part of a poem/song by the famous singer and poet, Pierre Jean de Béranger (1780–1857). The appearance of this print shows a reverence towards Daumier's fellow compatriot fighting the restoration movement. An old soldier with a white beard is holding on to the French flag against the dark sky over Paris in the background. Le "vieux drapeau" is also the old flag of the Revolution against the Empire, it replaced the "drapeau blanc" representing the Bourbon flag. The end of July also signified the end of the reign of Charles X. On July 30, Louis-Philippe, was appointed lieutenant general under the sponsorship of Lafayette. He appointed Lafayette as commander of the National Guard and inaugurated a cabinet composed of De Broglie, Perier, Dupin, Guizot, and Gérard. On August 9, Louis-Philippe took the oath of office at the age of 57.
dc.format.extent 33.5 x 25 cm
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.publisher Paris, 1830
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 2.
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 Soldiers
dc.subject Swords
dc.subject Flags
dc.subject.lcsh Soldiers in art
dc.subject.lcsh Flags in art
dc.title LE VIEUX DRAPEAU. Qu'il prouve encore aux oppresseurs Combien la gloire est roturière. (de Béranger)
dc.title.alternative THE OLD FLAG. May it once again prove to the oppressors How great is the glory of the common man. (Béranger)
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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