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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Honoré-Victorin Daumier, French (Marseille, France 1808-1879 Valmondois, France)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Scapin and Géronte
Alternate Title: A Rogue
Series/Book Title: from Moliere's Les Fourberies de Scapin
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Oil on cradled panel
33.7 x 25.7 cm (13 1/4 x 10 1/8 in.)
framed: 52.5 x 44 cm (20 11/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
Honoré-Victorin Daumier; to M. Turquois, Paris, 1878, by descent; to Mme. and Mlle. Turquois Dulac (his daughters), sold; to [Wildenstein and Co., New York], sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, 1931, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Arsène Alexandre, Honore Daumier: L'Homme et L'Oeuvre, H. Laurens (Paris, France, 1888), p. 374

Exposition Daumier, exh. cat., Syndicat de la Press Artistique and Palais de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts (Paris, 1901), p. 22, no. 78

Erich Klossowski, Honoré Daumier, R. Piper (Munich, Germany, 1923), no. 73

Giovanni Schiewiller, Honoré Daumier (Milan, Italy, 1936), repr. pl. XXII

Pierre Courthion, Daumier: raconté par lui-même et par ses amis, Pierre Cailler (Geneva, 1945), pp. 284-285

John Coolidge, "Do You Know What You Like in Art?", Harvard Alumni Bulletin (January 10, 1953), repr.

Catherine W. Blanton, "'Scapin and Géronte' by Daumier", Fogg Art Museum Acquisitions, 1964, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1965), pp. 165-171

Catherine W. Blanton, "An Unpublished Daumier Panel in the Fogg Museum of Art: Scapin et Géronte" (Student paper, Harvard University, 1965), Unpublished

Catherine W. Blanton, "An Unpublished Daumier Panel in the Fogg Art Museum: 'Scapin and Géronte' ", The Burlington Magazine (October 1966), pp. 511 ff and fig. I

Karl E. Maison, Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, New York Graphic Society, Ltd (New York, NY, 1968), vol. I, I-128, p. 119, pl. 126

Luigi Barzini and Gabriele Mandel, L'opera pittorica completa di Daumier, Rizzoli Editore (Milan, Italy, 1971), repr. in color, tav. XXXIII

Pierre Georgel and Gabriele Mandel, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Daumier, Flammarion (Paris, France, 1972), no. 168, pp. 102-103, repr. as pl. 33

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 206, p. 181, repr.

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 104, repr. as no. 310

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), no. 15, pp. 73-75, repr. in color

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 15, pp. 81-83, repr. in color

Exhibition History

Exposition des peintures et dessins de H. Daumier, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, 01/01/1878 - 12/31/1878

Exposition Daumier, Palais de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 01/01/1901 - 12/31/1901

Udstillingen af Fransk malerkunst fra den første halvdel af det 19. aarhundrede, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, 03/31/1928 - 04/21/1928; National Museum Stockholm, Stockholm, 05/12/1928 - 06/16/1928; Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo, 07/01/1928 - 08/31/1928

Master Paintings from the Fogg Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/13/1977 - 08/31/1977

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, 03/15/2003 - 05/26/2003; National Gallery, London, 06/25/2003 - 09/14/2003; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/16/2004

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