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DAUMIER, Honore and PHILIPON, Charles
Robert Macaire avocat
Paris: Chez Aubert, 1836. hardcover. Lithograph with original hand coloring. 10 x 13 1/4 inches. Plate 44. Some scuffs, foxing and toning on margins but luminous coloring. Text below reads..."Gentlemen, the act in question is evidently worthless, besmirched by fraud and without legal status...(the president interrupts Maître Macaire) But you're making a mistake, you're pleading against your own side..." From the rare album of 100 caricatures called Caricaturana (Les Cent Robert-Macaire).This collaboration with Philipon takes aim at French society through satire behind the vehicle of invented swindler Robert Macaire.
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store [United States]
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