Brooklyn Museum - Oh...Un faisan... - Honoré Daumier
Honore Daumier (1808–1879) master of French political caricature and engraving, famous painter and sculptor of the XIX century. Having witnessed two revolutions in France, Honore Daumier sided with the common people. His works are an example of critical realism. The artist bitterly denounced and ridiculed officials and bourgeois, bringing to the fore workers, artisans, and laundresses. Daumier left a rich legacy: more than 4 thousand lithographs, 900 graphic drawings, about 700 paintings, and 60 sculptural compositions.
1800 - 1900