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Honoré Daumier

(1808-1879)

Artist of 16 portraits
Honore Daumier was a prolific French caricaturist, painter and sculptor especially renowned for his cartoons and drawings satirising nineteenth-century French politics and society. His paintings, though hardly known during his lifetime, helped introduce techniques of Impressionism into modern art. He is, however, best remembered for his lithographs, particularly those published by La Caricature and Le Charivari from the early 1830s onwards. Daumier's working life was divided into two parts: from 1830 to 1847 he was a lithographer, cartoonist, and sculptor; and, beginning in 1848 and lasting until 1871, he was an Impressionist painter whose art was reflected in the lithographs he continued to produce.

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Victor Marie Hugo, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D3285

Victor Marie Hugo

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 20 July 1849
NPG D3285

Mr Cabassol, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D9668

Mr Cabassol

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 11 September 1849
NPG D9668

Victor Marie Hugo, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D9804

Victor Marie Hugo

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 6 September 1849
NPG D9804

Richard Cobden; Joseph Sturge; John Bright, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D9652

Richard Cobden; Joseph Sturge; John Bright

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 19 April 1856
NPG D9652

John Bright; Richard Cobden; Mr Patterson, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D9653

John Bright; Richard Cobden; Mr Patterson

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 11 February 1856
NPG D9653

Richard Cobden, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D9683

Richard Cobden

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 9 April 1856
NPG D9683

Richard Cobden, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D9684

Richard Cobden

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 23 April 1856
NPG D9684

Richard Cobden; William Ewart Gladstone; John Bright, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D9765

Richard Cobden; William Ewart Gladstone; John Bright

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 14 April 1856
NPG D9765

John Bright; Thomas Milner Gibson; Richard Cobden, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D9862

John Bright; Thomas Milner Gibson; Richard Cobden

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 25 February 1856
NPG D9862

Richard Cobden; Joseph Sturge; John Bright, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D9958

Richard Cobden; Joseph Sturge; John Bright

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 28 April 1856
NPG D9958

Joseph Sturge; John Bright; Richard Cobden, by Honoré Daumier - NPG D9959

Joseph Sturge; John Bright; Richard Cobden

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 18 April 1856
NPG D9959

Le retour de l'âge d'or., by Honoré Daumier - NPG D18087

Le retour de l'âge d'or.

by Honoré Daumier
lithograph, published 12 February 1856
NPG D18087

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