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Inscription

upper center in plate: LA JOURNEE DU CELIBATAIRE.; lower left in image in plate: h.D.; lower left below image in plate: Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.; lower center below image in plate: Daumier Lith; lower right below image in plate: Chez Bauger R. du Croissant 16; across bottom in plate: 9 HEURES DU SOIR. / Mr Coquelet éteignant sa lumiere termine une journée qui semblable la veille / et semblable au lendemain retrace la peinture [?] de la vie du celibataire!; by later hand, lower left in graphite: D 618 - L.D 618; by later hand, lower right in graphite: [?] 23308; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: os 14 Set of 12

Provenance

Alberto Borletti; (David Carritt Limited, Artemis Group, London); NGA designated purchase, 1995.

Bibliography
1906
Delteil, Loys. Le peintre-graveur illustre. 31 vols. Paris: Published by the author, 1906-1926. Reprint. New York: Collectors Editions, Da Capo Press, 1969. Vol. 30 (Albert Besnard) is by Louis Godefroy.