Robert Macaire Schismatique. - En vérité, en vérité! Je te le dis, Bertrand, le temps de la commandite va passer, mais les badauds ne passent pas! Occupons nous de ce qui est éternel... Si nous faisions une religion? Hein! - Diable! Diable! Une religion, ce n'est pas facile à faire! T'es toujours bête, Bertrand! On se fait Pape, on loue une boutique, on emprunte des chaises et l'on fait des sermons sur la mort de Napoléon, la découverte de l'Amérique, sur Molière, sur n'importe quoi! V'là une religion, ce n'est pas plus difficile que ça.

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T21:18:41Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T21:18:41Z
dc.date.issued 1837
dc.identifier.other LD389
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/4285
dc.description 1st state.
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, March 16, 1837.
dc.description.abstract Robert Macaire is talking to Bertrand about creating a new religion. 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. Philipon was the author of all the texts of this series. It should be noted that Daumier did not monogram or sign the prints, presumable because Philipon wanted to document his position as author of the texts and as “inventor” of the series.
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 35 x 27 cm
dc.format.mimetype image/jpeg
dc.publisher Paris, 1837
dc.relation.ispartof Caricaturana; 35
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 389
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 Conversation pieces
dc.subject.lcsh France -- History -- Louis-Philip, 1830-1848
dc.title Robert Macaire Schismatique. - En vérité, en vérité! Je te le dis, Bertrand, le temps de la commandite va passer, mais les badauds ne passent pas! Occupons nous de ce qui est éternel... Si nous faisions une religion? Hein! - Diable! Diable! Une religion, ce n'est pas facile à faire! T'es toujours bête, Bertrand! On se fait Pape, on loue une boutique, on emprunte des chaises et l'on fait des sermons sur la mort de Napoléon, la découverte de l'Amérique, sur Molière, sur n'importe quoi! V'là une religion, ce n'est pas plus difficile que ça.
dc.title.alternative Robert Macaire Schismatic. - True, true! I tell you, Bertrand, the time of the partnership will go, but the onlookers will not pass! Let us be concerned with the eternal... What if we start a religion? Eh! - Devil! Devil! A religion, that is not easy to do! You are always so stupid, Bertrand! I am proclaiming myself Pope, we rent a shop, we borrow some chairs and we write some sermons on the death of Napoleon, the discovery of America, on Molière, on whatever! There's a religion, it's no more difficult than that.
dc.title.alternative Charivari
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
mods.date.keydate 1837
mods.note 1st state.
mods.note Published in: Le Charivari, March 16, 1837.


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