Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Ah! sapristi.... je crois que ce sont des oiseaux de proie.... ils mangeaient du raisin!.. (Oh damnation! I think these are birds of prey.... they were eating grapes!)
  • Honoré Daumier
    1808–1879
    born: Marseille, France ; died: Valmondois, France
  • Ah! sapristi.... je crois que ce sont des oiseaux de proie.... ils mangeaient du raisin!.. (Oh damnation! I think these are birds of prey.... they were eating grapes!), 1847
  • Les Bons Bourgeois (The Petty Bourgeois), No. 41, published in La Charivari
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 372 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0884
Description

Male figure, with gun at his hip, carrying a bag, looking upwards to the sky where three birds are flying. There is a dog at his feet.