ROBERT MACAIRE. - Tiens! tiens ! puisqu'on parle de le ramener, je vais redemander, moi aussi, ma place de gérant.

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.coverage.spatial France -- History -- Third Republic, 1870-1940
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-12T13:28:39Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-12T13:28:39Z
dc.date.issued 1871
dc.identifier LD3884
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/5089
dc.description 2nd state.
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, October 19, 1871.
dc.description.abstract Monarchy in France has not yet given up and still tries to be part of a future Republican French Administration, this time via general elections. The "Aigle" was a right-wing paper, supporting the return of monarchy. It seems that even Macaire, now exiled in Belgium, is dreaming about a return to France once the old system has come to power again. Robert Macaire may seem to be a realistic figure, however one should remember that in reality he is an artificial personality, created in 1823 by Benjamin Antier for his play „ L’Auberge des Adrets“. The breakthrough came in 1834, when Frédéric Lemaitre used the names of Macaire and his somewhat simple partner Serres-Bertrand for his various comedies in Paris. The figure of Macaire goes back as far as 1371, when - as the legend goes - Aubri de Montdidier, a nobleman from the court of Charles V was assassinated by Macaire. The murder was vindicated by his dog, the only witness of the assassination. A duel between the dog and Macaire, who was armed with a cudgel, should settle the case. The dog killed Macaire, who confessed the murder before he died.
dc.format.extent 30.5 x 27 cm
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.publisher Paris, 1871
dc.relation.ispartof Actualites; 642
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 3884
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 Soldiers
dc.title ROBERT MACAIRE. - Tiens! tiens ! puisqu'on parle de le ramener, je vais redemander, moi aussi, ma place de gérant.
dc.title.alternative ROBERT MACAIRE. - Well1 well ! one seems to allow him to return, I should ask again to be reinstated, me too, in my old position as manager.
dc.title.alternative Charivari
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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