Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Pardon, Monsieur, je suis courtier de Commerce, attache aux pompes funèbres, et je venais vorr!..... si Monsieur... (Excuse me, Sir, I am Working at the Funeral Parlor and I Just Came By to See ....)
  • Honoré Daumier
    1808–1879
    born: Marseille, France ; died: Valmondois, France
  • Pardon, Monsieur, je suis courtier de Commerce, attache aux pompes funèbres, et je venais vorr!..... si Monsieur... (Excuse me, Sir, I am Working at the Funeral Parlor and I Just Came By to See ....), 1840
  • Emotions Parisiennes (Parisian Emotions), No. 22, published in Le Charivari
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 248 x 198 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0861
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Man in long coat, standing on the left side, holding a top hat in his proper right hand; leaning over a man in a bed on the right. There is a table by the bed with a teacup and bottle on top.