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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M20873
People
Honoré-Victorin Daumier, French (Marseille, France 1808-1879 Valmondois, France)
Title
Christ...there's a well built ox. It seems so alive. I am going to get a lottery ticket, and if I win ths painting, I will place it in the stable with my cow who is tired of being alone...This will make her a companion.
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Exposition de 1859, pl. 8 ("Le Charivari," 4 May 1859)
Original Language Title: Cristi...v'là-t-y-un boeuf qui est bien fait!...on jurerait qu'il est vivant..., j'vais prentdre un billet de loterie et si je gagne ce tableau, je l'mettrons dans l'etable avec ma vache qui s'ennuie d'être toute seule...ça lui fera un compagnon.
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1859
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/192520
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
design: 22 x 28.4 cm (8 11/16 x 11 3/16 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
Del. 3142, D.H. 1738
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Frances L. Hofer
Object Number
M20873
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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