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Daumier

Honor? . 1808--79, French painter and lithographer, noted particularly for his political and social caricatures
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(11.) To read more about caricature as a mediator for cultural trauma during Haussmannization, see the catalogue for my exhibition Daumier's Paris: Caricature and Cultural Trauma in the Age of Haussmann, held at the Art Gallery at Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York, April 19-May 20, 2016.
The declining nobility and the rising bourgeoisie were not immune to artistic criticism: Honore Daumier's 1833 bronze bust of Jean-Marie Fruchard and his 1834 lithograph of a police massacre in Paris were considered scandalous caricatures and exposes of the monarchy of King Louis-Philippe.
Todo lo que encierra de tesoros temibles, grotescos, siniestros y bufonescos, Daumier lo conoce.
In Willa Rehnfield's unpublished introduction to the diary, the secretive academic clues us into the milieu of Lucienne Crozier by noting a Daumier print popular in Paris - a political cartoon whose caption read: "The insurrection against husbands is proclaimed the most sacred of duties."(16) Here, Rehnfield's exegesis appears alongside Daumier's illustration:
Honore Daumier, an illustrator of French nationality, amused the literate throughout Europe with his ascerbic commentaries.
Early in his career, while on the staff of La Caricature, Daumier's grotesque depictions of Emperor Louis - Philippe brought him a six - month prison sentence.
Yeazell uses an 1842 illustrated satire by Daumier to demonstrate this.
By the early 1880s, he had produced some of his signature works, including the monumental 1883/84 Impression of an Omnibus-, a life-size plaster statue of 19th-century Milanese commuters inspired by Honore Daumier's drawing The Third-Class Carriage.
Artists who used facial exaggeration for political effect include Honore Daumier (1808-1879), Thomas Nast (1840-1902) and Ben Shahn (1898-1969).