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Allons messieurs...allons donc...disputez vous e'est bien, mais ne vous battez pas... (Come on Gentlemen, After All...Arguing is Good but Beating Each Other?...)
  • Honoré Daumier
    1808–1879
    born: Marseille, France ; died: Valmondois, France
  • Allons messieurs...allons donc...disputez vous e'est bien, mais ne vous battez pas... (Come on Gentlemen, After All...Arguing is Good but Beating Each Other?...), 1844
  • Les Philantropes du Jour (The Philanthropists of Today), No. 23, published in Le Charivari
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 219 x 185 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 7 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0881
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Crowd of figures grabbing each other. One man in the background is lifted above the others; he is holding a bell in his proper right hand.