Pour qui sont ces Serpents qui siflent sur vos têtes?... (Andromaque - Fureurs d'Oreste).

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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 2007-06-08T21:35:08Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T21:35:08Z
dc.date.issued 1841 en_US
dc.identifier LD891 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/4833
dc.description 3rd state. en_US
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, January 17, 1841. en_US
dc.description.abstract This print shows Orestes from Racine's play "Andromaque" (final scene). The classical theatrical tradition had become stiff and lifeless over the years and the romanticists started opposing the classic theatre's exclusive role. The situation reached its climax in Victor Hugo's "Hernani" in 1830. Though violently criticized, the play was a remarkable success with the public. Daumier also felt the time was ripe to revive Greek tragedy, but in a somewhat unexpected way. Hardly ever have the antique Gods been thrust so far off their known path than under Daumier merciless crayon. Offenbach was the one who brought the Gods "down to the ground" on the musical side. en_US
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph en_US
dc.format.extent b&w en_US
dc.format.extent 25 x 36.5 cm en_US
dc.publisher Paris, 1841 en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Physionomies tragico-classiques; 2 en_US
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 891 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 Wigs en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drama en_US
dc.title Pour qui sont ces Serpents qui siflent sur vos têtes?... (Andromaque - Fureurs d'Oreste). fr
dc.title.alternative For whome are these serpents whistling around your head?... (Andromaque - Fureurs d'Oreste). en_US
dc.title.alternative Charivari 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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