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Honoré Daumier – La Lecture du Journal – Plate 3 from Silhouettes

Honoré Daumier 

La Lecture du Journal

Aubert et Cie – November 1, 1840

Plate 3 from Silhouettes

A man in his nightcap and dressing gown sits reading the morning paper with a demi-tasse of espresso at his side.

From the collection of Gabriel Cognacq (1880-1951), one of the great French collectors, an d directeur des « Grands Magasins de la Samaritaine » in Paris.