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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Daumier, Honoré 1808-1879. French artist best known for his bitterly satirical lithographs of scenes from bourgeois society.

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  • n. French painter best known for his satirical lithographs of bourgeois society (1808-1879)

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  • "Daumier" exhibits 220 works by Honoré Daumier (1808-1879), the "Michelangelo of caricature."

    Time Off Europe Calendar

  • Doré's work forms the perfect bridge to the exhibition's final section, "Politics," in which the pictorial wit of artists like Rowlandson, James Gillray, George Cruikshank and Honoré Daumier transcends political issues that may no longer be familiar to many viewers.

    Making a Mockery of It All

  • In rapid succession came Bonnard, Daumier, Manguin, a fine Toulouse-Lautrec, Valladon, more and more and more Picassos and Matisses.

    Souvenirs From Paris

  • "But already Daumier's popular lithographs were in high demand in art circles, and many of his works were sold as individual prints," said Anita Haldemann, who curated the exhibition "From Daumier to Degas," which exhibits some 100 French prints.

    From Daumier to Degas: All the Best Art That's Fit to Print

  • One of the first artists to make ample use of the technique, whereby a drawing is made on a stone that is later used for print, was French caricaturist Honoré Daumier.

    From Daumier to Degas: All the Best Art That's Fit to Print

  • David Gibson/Courtesy Museum of London 'Audition London 2008' by David Gibson is among the photographs on display at Museum of London Basel Art "From Daumier to Degas" explores a variety of styles and techniques in 19th-century prints by French artists, including Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas and Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot.

    What's on Around Europe

  • Daumier was imprisoned for an 1831 picture of a bloated King Louis Philippe eating peasants.

    In France, a Comic Who Specializes in Short Jokes Gets Cut Down to Size

  • Oh, and mentioning Daumier in the same piece as Powhida is probably some sort of sacrilege, even if you're not religious.

    Final comments on the art of William Powhida

  • Daumier is what i was going to google in relation to Powhida - who is prolific, so i think you have to go wih the greatest hits rather than the whatever is clever - amoebic logo-rhea is never good for quality, look at Ed Winkleman's blog - pretty much unreadable unless you have tons of time.

    Final comments on the art of William Powhida

  • Forget Daumier or Hogarth, who are playing another sport entirely.

    Final comments on the art of William Powhida

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