Dec 22, 2005

The Nightmare

The Nightmare

1832

Honoré Daumier

(French, 1808–1879)

publisher

Aubert

Lithograph

Support: Cream wove paper

Sheet: 27 x 35.6 cm (10 5/8 x 14 in.); Image: 23.3 x 29.4 cm (9 3/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Gift of Frank S. Lahm 1929.874

Catalogue raisonné: Daumier Register / Delteil 41 ; Hazard-Delteil 249

State: only state

Location

Did you know?

The man in the image is General Lafayette; the pear on top of him represents King Louis-Philippe, showing their uncomfortable relationship.

Description

This print was published in the journal La Caricature (No. 69) as plate 139.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Lithograph
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Lithograph
Credit line: 
Gift of Frank S. Lahm

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