School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Honoré Daumier

Born: 1808, France, Marseille   Died: 1879, Valmondois

Caricaturist, painter and sculptor. Moved with his father to Paris in 1816. Studied at the Académie Suisse before working as an assistant to the lithographer Béliard. He produced satirical lithographs on social and political issues for the 'Caricature' and the 'Charivari'. He invented the characters 'Ratapoil', a government agent, and 'Robert Macaire', an unscrupulous businessman. A republican, his political beliefs inspired his work and in 1832 he served a jail term for a cartoon attacking King Louis-Philippe (1773-1850). After 1860 he turned mainly to painting scenes of contemporary life

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

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Ah! ......excusez. PR4068 Prints


ATHALIE PR3989 Prints