Honoré Daumier (1808-1879)

September 23 – November 25, 1979

West Building, Ground Floor, Galleries G-15, G-14 (1,200 sq. ft.)

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: 100 prints, drawings, and sculptures from 9 American museums and from the National Gallery's Rosenwald collection were on view to mark the centenary of the death of Honoré Daumier.

Organization: The exhibition was prepared by Jan Rie Kist of The Hague, and was dedicated to the memory of Lessing J. Rosenwald, who died on June 24, 1979. Coordinators were Ruth E. Fine, Starr Siegele, and Diane Bohlin; Gordon Anson was the designer.

Attendance: 37,924

Catalog: Honoré Daumier, 1808-1879, by Jan Rie Kist. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1979.

Image: Honoré Daumier, Jean-Marie Harlé, Père, model c. 1832/1835, cast 1929/1950, bronze, Rosenwald Collection, 1951.17.12

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