Qu'on dise encore que la chasse ne procure pas de vives émotions!

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.coverage.spatial France -- History -- 1848-1870
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T21:05:38Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T21:05:38Z
dc.date.issued 1864
dc.identifier LD3335
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/3760
dc.description 1st state.
dc.description Published in: Le Journal Amusant, October 22, 1864.
dc.description.abstract Two hunters have engaged in a fistfight over who shot a rabbit. LES JOLIS CHASSEURS, a series of 4 prints, which appeared in the JOURNAL AMUSANT as well as in the PETIT JOURNAL POUR RIRE in October 1964. This print has been produced following the system GILLOTAGE. HUNTING. Daumier’s interest in hunting and fishing was a consequence of press censorship laws in 1835, which limited political engagement of caricaturists working for the free press. At the same time, in 1830 hunting legally ceased to be the prerogative of the aristocratic classes. Parisian bourgeoisie immediately took to the new fancy and engaged in hunting around the forests and countryside of Paris. A new “fashion” was born and members of the Parisian middle class developed a hitherto unknown snobbism and passion for this sport. Deyeux even wrote a poem called “La Chassomanie”. By 1860, some 155’000 hunting licenses had been issued, while one estimated that some 450’000 poachers were actively involved in hunting and fishing. While in the beginning of 1836 some 6’000 hunters were caught hunting without a license, this number increased substantially to 21’000 hunters fined for poaching in 1860.
dc.format.extent 21.5 x 31 cm
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.publisher Paris, 1864
dc.relation.ispartof Les Jolis Chasseurs, - croquis par H. Daumier
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 3335
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 Hunters
dc.title Qu'on dise encore que la chasse ne procure pas de vives émotions!
dc.title.alternative Who says that hunting does not stir up strong emotions!
dc.title.alternative Journal Amusant
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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