Mariez-vous donc! vieux Grigou qui reçoit des lettres de femme! avec un pif comme ça!..

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 2007-06-08T21:27:26Z 2007-06-08T21:27:26Z 1840
dc.identifier.other LD642
dc.description 2nd state.
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, March 11, 1840.
dc.description.abstract A woman is looking at a man sleeping in his bed while telling him to get married. The women comments that the man receives letters from women. When this series was published, Daumier had not yet been married to Alexandrine Dassy, who was to become his wife. She nevertheless appears several times in this series as a tender wife. The relationship between husband and wife in Paris at this period was not relaxed. The women’s lib movements were starting to appear while at the same time the men were still fixed on the traditional thinking of the past. Therefore, the little quarrels and discussions shown by Daumier in this series were well known scenes to the population, but mostly as seen in the neighbor’s marriage. Delteil mentioned that in the January edition of the Charivari the following information about this series was published: "The Parisian families found an untiring adversary in Daumier's crayon. He showed the little daily misfortunes and miseries and retraced them with comic truth. It is this unmerciful frankness which qualifies our artist. Oh, those of you who are contemplating of giving up their life of a bachelor, this album will console you and will make he whole world, also the married one, smile.” Soon after, the “Femmes Socialistes” and the “Bas Bleus” will appear, setting an end to the male superiority and advocating equality between man and woman.
dc.format.extent 38 x 27.5 cm
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.format.mimetype image/jpeg
dc.publisher Paris, 1840
dc.relation.ispartof Moeurs conjugales; 19
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 642
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 Beds (furniture)
dc.subject Marriage
dc.subject.lcsh France -- History -- Louis-Philip, 1830-1848
dc.subject.lcsh Married life
dc.title Mariez-vous donc! vieux Grigou qui reçoit des lettres de femme! avec un pif comme ça!..
dc.title.alternative Get married now! an old miser who receives letters from a woman! with a nose like 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. Trustman, Benjamin A. Trustman, Julia M.
mods.note.acquisition Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959. Daumier, Honoré 1840
mods.note 2nd state.
mods.note Published in: Le Charivari, March 11, 1840.

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