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Paris Qui Boit - Série complète de 6 lithographies.

Paris Qui Boit - Série complète de 6 lithographies.
Paris Qui Boit - Série complète de 6 lithographies.

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Publisher / Artist : DAUMIER, H. 
Title : Paris Qui Boit - Série complète de 6 lithographies. 
Published : Paris, after 1852 
Size : 290 x 225mm. 
Colouring : Uncoloured. 
Condition : Lithography printed on white wove paper without text on the verso. Light brown spotting. Good impression. Size of paper : 325x250mm. 



Second state (of 2), six sheets with on each sheet two scenes, complete series "Paris Qui Boit". Text below image : - Amateurs de moka en train de déguster avec ravissement une infusion de chicorée. --- Une boisson qui ne monte jamais à la tête.. (- Amateurs of Mocha tasting with rapture an infusion of chicory. --- A drink which never rises to one's head..)

In 1852 Daumier started publishing his famous caricatures "Paris Qui Boit" a series consisting of 6 prints, of which 10 appeared between March 1852 and May 1858 in the Charivari and one in January 1860. A number of extremely rare albums appeared on white paper.

Known chiefly as a political and social satirist, Honoré DAUMIER (1808-1879) used the printmaking process of lithography, still relatively new at the time, to contribute cartoons and caricatures to French news weeklies.

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