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Mais puisque j'vous dis que c'est son ballon et que j'suis son papa!.... (But I assure you that this is his ball, and I am his father!...)
  • Honoré Daumier
    1808–1879
    born: Marseille, France ; died: Valmondois, France
  • Mais puisque j'vous dis que c'est son ballon et que j'suis son papa!.... (But I assure you that this is his ball, and I am his father!...), 1847
  • Les Papas (The Fathers), No. 7, published in Le Charivari
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 360 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/8 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0851
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

A small child standing in front of a fence, with arms reaching upwards. On the other side of the fence is a man in top hat and tails, holding a ball over the child. There is a man on the left, dressed in military garb, holding a baton/stick in the air. There are trees in the background.