LE PUITS DE GRENELLE. Et ces brigands de chimistes qui disent que ça fait du bien aux enfans de les baigner dans l'eau du puits de Grenelle, v'là Dodolphe qu'est devenu d'un vert plus que pomme; on ne saura plus si mon fils est un lézard on un crapaud!!

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial France -- History -- Louis-Philip, 1830-1848 en_US
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T21:28:04Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T21:28:04Z
dc.date.issued 1841 en_US
dc.identifier LD660 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/4581
dc.description 4th state. en_US
dc.description Published in: La Caricature, April 4, 1841. en_US
dc.description.abstract A father has just bathed his son in the well at Grenelle because chemists told him to do so. But the child is now as green as a frog. When this series was published, Daumier had not yet been married to Alexandrine Dassy, who was to become his wife. She nevertheless appears several times in this series as a tender wife. The relationship between husband and wife in Paris at this period was not relaxed. The women’s lib movements were starting to appear while at the same time the men were still fixed on the traditional thinking of the past. Therefore, the little quarrels and discussions shown by Daumier in this series were well known scenes to the population, but mostly as seen in the neighbor’s marriage. Delteil mentioned that in the January edition of the Charivari the following information about this series was published: "The Parisian families found an untiring adversary in Daumier's crayon. He showed the little daily misfortunes and miseries and retraced them with comic truth. It is this unmerciful frankness which qualifies our artist. Oh, those of you who are contemplating of giving up their life of a bachelor, this album will console you and will make he whole world, also the married one, smile.” Soon after, the “Femmes Socialistes” and the “Bas Bleus” will appear, setting an end to the male superiority and advocating equality between man and woman. en_US
dc.format.extent b&w en_US
dc.format.extent 37 x 26 cm en_US
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph en_US
dc.publisher Paris, 1841 en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Moeurs conjugales; 37 en_US
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 660. 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 Wells (structures) en_US
dc.subject Children (people by age group) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Married life en_US
dc.title LE PUITS DE GRENELLE. Et ces brigands de chimistes qui disent que ça fait du bien aux enfans de les baigner dans l'eau du puits de Grenelle, v'là Dodolphe qu'est devenu d'un vert plus que pomme; on ne saura plus si mon fils est un lézard on un crapaud!! fr
dc.title.alternative THE GRENELLE WELL. And these scoundrels of chemists say it is good for children to bath in the water from the well of Grenelle, here Dodolphe who has turned more green than an apple; we will not know if my son is a toad or a lizard!! en
dc.title.alternative Caricature 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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