LA BUVETTE Rendez-vous des véritables amateurs de la Sculpture Française et de la bière de Bavière.

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 2007-06-08T21:04:36Z 2007-06-08T21:04:36Z 1865
dc.identifier.other LD3293
dc.description 2nd state.
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, June 3, 1865.
dc.description.abstract Two men are happy to be relaxing with a glass of beer rather than looking at sculptures. CROQUIS PRIS AU SALON par DAUMIER ; UN CROQUIS PRIS AU SALON PAR DAUMIER. ; CROQUIS PRIS AU SALON PAR DAUMIER (Sketches from the exhibition) Series of 10 prints, which appeared in the CHARIVARI between May 30, 1864 and June 24, 1865. SALON. The SALON, the yearly art exhibitions in Paris, were actually art fairs which attracted approximately 1 million visitors from Paris and the provinces. Hundreds of painters and sculptors exhibited. The Salons were the ideal marketplace for the classical painters as well as the new, modern, avant-garde artists. Having little access to private art galleries, these exhibits were especially for the progressive school of greatest economic importance. The jury played an increasingly important role for the future of an artist. Once an artist was rejected from the Salon by a conservative jury, he had most likely no chance to succeed commercially. Very often, a parallel Salon was organized for those artists whose works were refused at the official exhibition . This was the case in 1855, when Courbet’s pictures were considered too revolutionary to be exhibited at the Salon. As a consequence, Courbet opened his own exhibition outside of the official Salon. Baudelaire made some remarks concerning the Salons: “During our time there are only two artists in Paris who are as able as Delacroix: the caricaturist Daumier and the second one is Ingres. All three of them have one thing in common: they express what they mean to say…..” The SALON was for most artists the only possibility to present their works to a greater public. The Salon of 1834 for example attracted some 30’000 visitors already on the opening day. During the entire period of two months, a total of one million spectators went to the show. On certain days the ticket price was reduced to 20 sous or was even free of charge, attracting a large number of visitors. During the World Fair, which lasted from May 15 to November 15, 1855 thousands of visitors from Paris and abroad as well as from the French provinces visited the Salons.
dc.format.extent 29.5 x 29.5 cm
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.publisher Paris, 1865
dc.relation.ispartof Croquis pris à l'exposition par Daumier; 5
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 3293
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 Sculptures
dc.subject Men
dc.subject.lcsh France -- History -- 1848-1870
dc.title LA BUVETTE Rendez-vous des véritables amateurs de la Sculpture Française et de la bière de Bavière.
dc.title.alternative Charivari
dc.title.alternative AT THE BAR Meeting point for true lovers of French sculpture and Bavarian beer.
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. Trustman, Benjamin A. Trustman, Julia M.
mods.note.acquisition Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959. Daumier, Honoré 1865

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