Honoré Daumier

La maman – Est il gentil à manger son sucre d'orge!!! … si on ne dirait pas un homme de vingt ans pour la raison! ... je veux qu’il soit avocat ... [The mother: Isn't he cute licking his barley sugar candy ... one would think a young man of twenty years ... He absolutely must become a lawyer!]

La maman – Est il gentil à manger son sucre d'orge!!! … si on ne dirait pas un homme de vingt ans pour la raison! ... je veux qu’il soit avocat ... [The mother: Isn't he cute licking his barley sugar candy ... one would think a young man of twenty years ... He absolutely must become a lawyer!] by Honoré Daumier

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Title
La maman – Est il gentil à manger son sucre d'orge!!! … si on ne dirait pas un homme de vingt ans pour la raison! ... je veux qu’il soit avocat ... [The mother: Isn't he cute licking his barley sugar candy ... one would think a young man of twenty years ... He absolutely must become a lawyer!]
Artist/creator
Production date
21 Oct 1838
Medium
lithograph
Dimensions
242 x 265 mm
Inscription
(within image) H.D. (monogram - l.r.). (within image) Chez Zubert gal vero-dodat (l.l.) Imp.. Aubert et Cie (l.r.). (within image). 2II 1838 1380 (pencil - l.r.). CROQUIS D'EXPRESSIONS No 31 (u.r.). La Maman - Est it gentil a manger son sucre. d'orge!!!si on ne dirait pas un homme de. vingt ans pour la raison! ...Je veux. qu'il soit avocat .......... (l.c.). ENGLISH TRANSLATION. Sketches of Expressions No 31. The Mother - isn'e he pretty how he eats his. barley sugar ... you'd take hime for a man of. twenty by his mind! ..I want him to be a lawyer....
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/14/7
Other ID
31 Plate Number
Copyright
No known copyright restrictions
Department
International Art
Display status
Not on display

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