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L’Epée de Damocles

Honoré Daumier1842

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: L’Epée de Damocles
  • Creator: Honoré Daumier
  • Date Created: 1842
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed on stone, lower left: “h.D.”
  • Set or Series Title: Histoire Ancienne
  • Print State: Second of three states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1965
  • Materials & Techniques: Lithograph on white wove paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Keywords: Damocles, mythology, satire, social satire, swords
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Published in “Le Charivari” 12 June 1842
  • Dimensions: Image dimensions: 213 mm x 199 mm (8.39 in. x 7.83 in.).
  • Bibliography: Loys Deltail 935 ii
  • Associated People: Created by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879)
  • Accession Number: 1965.14.4

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