Daumier (translation of Daumier, Témoin de son Temps - 1979)
Translation from French into English by Helga Harrison. Hardcover, dj, 4to, 329 pp. Illustrations in BW and colour. Chronological table (time line) of the main series of non-political lithographs by Daumier from 1837 to 1851. (see pp. 122-123). Contents: Early years, Artistic vocation, Revolution of 1830, Daumier and Politics from 1832 to 1835, Everyday life from 1835 to 1846, Revolution of 1848, Public and everyday life from 1852 to 1870, The end of the Second Empire, The Commune, The Republic. Bibliographical notes. Bibliography (Rothe, Delteil, Adhémar, Picard, a.o.). Indexes. Honoré Daumier (Marseille, February 26, 1808 – Valmondois, February 10, 1879), was a French printmaker, caricaturist, painter, and sculptor, whose many works offer commentary on social and political life in France in the 19th c. Worked for the newspaper 'Le Charivari'. Famous for his lithographs on justice, judges and lawyers/barristers.