C'est embêtant! ça vous passe devant ...le nez...et on s'en va en chantant... "Hélas! elle a fui comme une ombre!..."

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T21:29:45Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T21:29:45Z
dc.date.issued 1840
dc.identifier LD713
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/4640
dc.description 2nd state.
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, April 23, 1840.
dc.description.abstract A woman has just ignored a man in the street. The lady seen from behind, according to Cherpin, exhibition catalogue Aulnay-sous-Bois 1985, p. 142, may well be Daumier's wife Didine. There exists a small figurine in bronze, which shows certain similarities. In this series Daumier describes the various emotional reactions of his fellow citizens when faced with precarious situations… the doorman, who when peeking through a keyhole, sees his wife being embraced by one of his tenants, the old gentleman remembering with wistfulness his conquests of long ago, when seeing some models in a window decoration, but most touching, the father from the provinces who purposely is not being recognized by his“established ” son when visiting the city. Daumier succeeds to show the bourgeoisie with humour but also with that certain touch of bitterness and at the same time endeavours to help us understand how much we are all fighting to climb up the social ladder, while often forgetting our roots and damaging our own self-esteem as well as that of our surrounding.
dc.format.extent 34 x 26 cm
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.publisher Paris, 1840
dc.relation.ispartof Emotions parisiennes; 29
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 713
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 Streets
dc.subject.lcsh Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
dc.subject.lcsh France -- History -- Louis-Philip, 1830-1848
dc.title C'est embêtant! ça vous passe devant ...le nez...et on s'en va en chantant... "Hélas! elle a fui comme une ombre!..."
dc.title.alternative Charivari
dc.title.alternative It's annoying! She passes right in front of ...your nose... and you sing without even looking at you... "Alas! she disappears like a shadow!..."
dc.type still image
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.
mods.name.donor Trustman, Benjamin A.
mods.name.donor Trustman, Julia M.
mods.note.acquisition Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
mods.name.lithographer Daumier, Honoré


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