Honoré Daumier

Mon fils, la vessie a été donnée à l'homme, pour affronter les flots! ... [My son, the bladder has been given to man in order to brave the waves ...]

Mon fils, la vessie a été donnée à l'homme, pour affronter les flots! ... [My son, the bladder has been given to man in order to brave the waves ...] by Honoré Daumier

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Title
Mon fils, la vessie a été donnée à l'homme, pour affronter les flots! ... [My son, the bladder has been given to man in order to brave the waves ...]
Artist/creator
Production date
09 Sep 1854
Medium
lithograph
Dimensions
210 x 275 mm
Inscription
(within image) H.D. (monogram - l.l.) 657 (l.r.). (below image) Maison Martinet 116 r de Rivoli et 41 r Vivienne. (l.l. partially erased). (below image). Lith. Destouches 28r Paradis Pre Paris (l.r. partially erased). 1240 (pencil) (l.r.). -Mon fils, la vesie a ete donne a l'homme pour. affronter les flots... (l.c.). (above image). CROQUIS AQUATIQUES (u.c.). ENGLISH TRANSLATION. Water sketches: My son, the bladder has been given to man in. order that he might brave the waves ....
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/12/4
Copyright
No known copyright restrictions
Department
International Art
Display status
Not on display

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