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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 2007-06-08T21:20:19Z 2007-06-08T21:20:19Z 1832
dc.identifier.other LD42
dc.description Published in: La Caricature, March 8, 1832.
dc.description 1st state.
dc.description.abstract The portraits represent the following politicians: Etienne, Guizot, Madier de Montjau, Thiers, Athalin, Lameth, Dupin, König Louis-Philippe (as a pear), d'Argout, de Kératry, D....., Barthe, Lobau, Soult and Schoenen. The mask shown as D… may be, according to Dayot, Duvergier de Hauranne. Also note the vagueness of the King’s face at the center of the masks, a clear political statement about the power in this government. This print can be considered the opening shot of Philipon’s and Daumier’s two year attack against the regime of Louis-Philippe, whose face is gleaming through the center of the drawing. The faces of his ministers are not as clearly depicted as in earlier and in later lithographs by Daumier, they show rather shady and mask-like expressions. The symbolism of this print makes us understand that we are not facing individuals, but rather masks which are replaceable with the persons behind them. The masks will remain, a perfect symbol of deception and concealment. The king, based in the center like a controlling shadow, is really the one who pulls the strings of his very own puppets in a puppet-theatre. These masks show a clear similarity to those previously presented by Louis Boilly in the Delpech publication "Recueil de Grimaces" (1823-1828)
dc.format.extent colored
dc.format.extent 25.5 x 35 cm
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.format.mimetype image/jpeg
dc.publisher Paris, 1832
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 42
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 Caricatures
dc.subject Face masks
dc.subject.lcsh France -- History -- Louis-Philip, 1830-1848
dc.title MASQUES DE 1831.
dc.title.alternative Caricature
dc.title.alternative MASKS OF 1831.
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 1832
mods.note Published in: La Caricature, March 8, 1832.
mods.note 1st state.

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