MR. PRUDHOMME. - Comment..., flots impudents!..... vous ne savez donc pas qui vous portez en ce moment, que vous vous montrez si hardis à mon égard?.... mer audacieuse!... apprends que, comme Xerxès, je pourrais te faire fouetter!..... MME. PRUDHOMME (Toute tremblante). - Oh!... mon ami..... je t'en supplie!.... ne lui dis pas d'insolences, tu la mettrais en colère et elle serait capable de nous engloutir!.....

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.coverage.spatial France -- History -- 1848-1870 en_US
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T21:02:39Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T21:02:39Z
dc.date.issued 1859 en_US
dc.identifier LD3218 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/3647
dc.description 2nd state. en_US
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, October 26, 1859. en_US
dc.description.abstract A wife asks her husband to not swear at the sea as he might anger it and they will be swallowed up by it. IMPRESSIONS NAUTIQUES and ÉMOTIONS NAUTIQUES are both series consisting of only this one print, which appeared in the Charivari on October 26, 1859 and in the Album des Charges du Jour in 1860. PRUDHOMME. Monsieur Joseph PRUDHOMME is an artificial figure created by Henri Bonaventure Monnier. The figure appeared already before the existence of the Charivari in publications like “Magasin des Visages” and “La Galerie des Grotesques”. Prudhomme impersonated the complacent, corpulent bourgeois of that period. Monnier described him to the point when he called him “nullité magistrale” (pompous nothingness), entirely self-satisfied with himself and his insignificance. MONNIER, Henri Bonaventure (1799 – 1877) author, draughtsman and lithographer. From 1830 on he worked for “La Caricature”. He also was an actor. One of his roles was Brazier in “La Famille Improvisée” (1831). He created the book “Scènes Populaires Dessinées à la Plume” (1830). In 1830, he wrote together with Vaez the drama "Grandeur et Décadence de Monsieur Prudhomme". Daumier drew a portrait of Monnier in DR 2347. en_US
dc.format.extent 29 x 28.5 cm en_US
dc.format.extent b&w en_US
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph en_US
dc.publisher Paris, 1859 en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Impressions Nautiques; 1 en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Émotions Nautiques; 1 en_US
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 3218 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 Seas en_US
dc.title MR. PRUDHOMME. - Comment..., flots impudents!..... vous ne savez donc pas qui vous portez en ce moment, que vous vous montrez si hardis à mon égard?.... mer audacieuse!... apprends que, comme Xerxès, je pourrais te faire fouetter!..... MME. PRUDHOMME (Toute tremblante). - Oh!... mon ami..... je t'en supplie!.... ne lui dis pas d'insolences, tu la mettrais en colère et elle serait capable de nous engloutir!..... fr
dc.title.alternative Charivari en_US
dc.title.alternative Mr. PRUDHOMME. - What..., impudent waves!..... don't you know who you are carrying right now, that you are making yourself so bold to me?.... audacious sea!... know that, like Xerxés, I could have you whipped!..... MME. PRUDHOMME (shivering with fear). - Oh!... my dear..... I beg you!.... don't say such insolent things, you will make her angry and she would be capable of swallowing us up!..... en_US
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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