1944 Print Honore Daumier Uprising Rebellion Oppression France French FZ7

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This is an original 1944 halftone print titled, "Uprising," which may be in reference to the French Revolution of 1848. Men are seen writhing in the street, and a man has his arm stretched to the skies. Daumier (1808-1879) was a French printmaker who often commented on social and political life.

CONDITION

This 67+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 11.5 inches; 23 x 29 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Daumier, HonorŽ.

Honore Daumier

Honore Daumier (February 26, 1808-February 10, 1879) was a French printmaker, caricaturist, painter and sculptor whose work touched on social and political life in France during the 19th century. Daumier was known for his massive collection of work consisting of over 500 paintings, 4,000 lithographs, 1,000 wood engravings, 1,000 drawings and over 100 sculptures. He started his career producing images for music publishers and illustrations for advertisements. Daumier was known as one of the pioneers of realistic subjects who used a subjective point of view. His work grew in value after his death and can be seen in museums around the world.

Keywords specific to this image: painter, sculptor, caricatures, nude, naked, men

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