Mr. Tout affaires, avocat sans causes, se donne l’air empressé, et renverse, chaque jour, dans la salle des pas perdus, une douzaine de moutards, écrase cinq ou six carlins, et espère grace à cette gymnastique, faire croire à ses nombreux clients.

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dc.contributor Donated by: Benjamin A. and Julia M. Trustman, 1959.
dc.creator Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-08T21:31:11Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-08T21:31:11Z
dc.date.issued 1840
dc.identifier LD758
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/4689
dc.description 3rd state.
dc.description Published in: Le Charivari, June 30, 1840.
dc.description.abstract A lawyer is pretending to look busy even when he has no clients. 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 25.5 cm
dc.format.extent b&w
dc.format.extent 1 lithograph
dc.publisher Paris, 1840
dc.relation.ispartof Les Parisiens; 5
dc.relation.isreferencedby Delteil. Daumier, 758
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 Lawyers
dc.subject.lcsh Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
dc.subject.lcsh France -- History -- Louis-Philip, 1830-1848
dc.title Mr. Tout affaires, avocat sans causes, se donne l’air empressé, et renverse, chaque jour, dans la salle des pas perdus, une douzaine de moutards, écrase cinq ou six carlins, et espère grace à cette gymnastique, faire croire à ses nombreux clients.
dc.title.alternative Charivari
dc.title.alternative Mr. Busybody, a lawyer without a case, pretends to be most busy, and reverses, every day, in the concourse, runs over a dozen brats, crushing five or six pugs, and hopes and thanks to these gymnastics, to make people believe that he has many clients.
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.extent 1 lithograph, b&w, 36 x 25.5 cm
mods.genre Prints
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


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