- Décidément ce qu'il y a de plus agréable dans la chasse, c'est le souper!...

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.coverage.spatial France -- History -- 1848-1870
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T21:05:50Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T21:05:50Z
dc.date.issued 1864
dc.identifier LD3343
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/3769
dc.description 3rd state.
dc.description Published in: Le Journal Amusant, November 19, 1864.
dc.description.abstract A hunter who has just returned from the hunt warms himself by the fire and announces that the best part of the hunt is the dinner afterward. Under the title CROQUIS DE CHASSE (hunting sketches) and these variations: CROQUIS DE CHASSE, - par H. Daumier. CROQUIS DE CHASSE PAR DAUMIER a series of 49 lithographs appeared over the period September 21, 1853 to December 11, 1865 in the CHARIVARI. CROQUIS DE CHASSE, - par H. Daumier: These 6 prints appeared between September and November 1864 in the JOURNAL AMUSANT and in the PETIT JOURNAL POUR RIRE. This print has been produced following the system GILLOTAGE. HUNTING. Daumier’s interest in hunting and fishing was a consequence of press censorship laws in 1835, which limited political engagement of caricaturists working for the free press. At the same time, in 1830 hunting legally ceased to be the prerogative of the aristocratic classes. Parisian bourgeoisie immediately took to the new fancy and engaged in hunting around the forests and countryside of Paris. A new “fashion” was born and members of the Parisian middle class developed a hitherto unknown snobbism and passion for this sport. Deyeux even wrote a poem called “La Chassomanie”. By 1860, some 155’000 hunting licenses had been issued, while one estimated that some 450’000 poachers were actively involved in hunting and fishing. While in the beginning of 1836 some 6’000 hunters were caught hunting without a license, this number increased substantially to 21’000 hunters fined for poaching in 1860.
dc.format.extent 22 x 31 cm
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.publisher Paris, 1864
dc.relation.ispartof Croquis de Chasse, - par H. Daumier
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 3343
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 Hunters
dc.title - Décidément ce qu'il y a de plus agréable dans la chasse, c'est le souper!...
dc.title.alternative - Certainly the best part of the hunt, is the dinner!...
dc.title.alternative Journal Amusant
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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