Honoré Daumier

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Honoré Daumier
1808-1879
A Lawyer Reading
1855-1860
Black and brown watercolor with gray opaque watercolor over black chalk and charcoal on laid paper; verso: black chalk.
9 1/4 x 6 11/16 inches (235 x 170 mm)
Thaw Collection.
2017.50

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Signed with initials in pen and black ink at lower right: hD.

Provenance: 
Louis Lemaire, Paris; Mme Lemaire, Paris; Etienne Bignou, Paris; David David-Weill, Paris; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 70, repr.
Stampfle, Felice, and Cara D. Denison. Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, no. 87.

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Lemaire, Louis, former owner.
Lemaire, Mme., former owner.
Bignou, Etienne, former owner.
David-Weill, David, 1871-1952, former owner.
Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.

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