Pour lors, c'est donc nous qui sommes dans le pétrin.

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T21:30:00Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T21:30:00Z
dc.date.issued 1840
dc.identifier.other LD721
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/4649
dc.description 4th state.
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, January 8, 1841.
dc.description.abstract A grocer is complaining because he was fired from the army. In 1840, the Government abolished the "tolérance" which had previously permitted the bakers to cheat on the weight of the bread. The officers of the National Guard up to the rank of a commander of a battalion were elected by their own people. The election had to take place without carrying weapons or wearing uniforms. In this series Daumier describes the various emotional reactions of his fellow citizens when faced with precarious situations… the doorman, who when peeking through a keyhole, sees his wife being embraced by one of his tenants, the old gentleman remembering with wistfulness his conquests of long ago, when seeing some models in a window decoration, but most touching, the father from the provinces who purposely is not being recognized by his “established ” son when visiting the city. Daumier succeeds to show the bourgeoisie with humour but also with that certain touch of bitterness and at the same time endeavours to help us understand how much we are all fighting to climb up the social ladder, while often forgetting our roots and damaging our own self-esteem as well as that of our surrounding.
dc.format.extent 36 x 24 cm
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.format.mimetype image/jpeg
dc.publisher Paris, 1840
dc.relation.ispartof Emotions parisiennes; 37
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 721
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 Laws
dc.subject Bread
dc.subject Bakers
dc.subject.lcsh Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
dc.subject.lcsh France -- History -- Louis-Philip, 1830-1848
dc.title Pour lors, c'est donc nous qui sommes dans le pétrin.
dc.title.alternative Charivari
dc.title.alternative So, it is us now who are in deep trouble.
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 1840
mods.note 4th state.
mods.note Published in: Le Charivari, January 8, 1841.


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