Honoré Daumier (1808-1879)

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Honoré Daumier (1808-1879) Les cosaques pour rire: Album de Quarante Caricatures par M.M. Cham, Daumier & Charles Vernier. Paris, [1855-1856?]. Cossacks for laughter: an album of forty caricatures by M.M.Cham, Daumier and Charles Vernier. Paris, [1855-1856?]. - [2] p., 40 ill. or; 25x32 cm. Forty subject illustrations on separate pages, made in the technique of chromolithography. In an elegant solid calico cover of the era. The name of the publication is embossed in gold on the cover. Collectible. Foxing, notes with a pencil in bookends. Honoré Victorin Daumier (1808-1879) - French graphic artist, painter and sculptor, the greatest master of political caricature of the XIX century. Provenance: exlibris "F. Meunie" on the fly-leaf.