Honoré Daumier

The Beggars

Honoré Daumier - The Beggars

Honoré Daumier
The Beggars
c. 1845
59.7 x 74 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower left: h. Daumier
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Chester Dale Collection


Collection catalogues
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 624


the artist (1808-1879)
by inheritance to his wife, Marie-Alexandrine Daumier, Paris
with Durand-Ruel, New York
sold 1892 to Peter A.B. Widener (1834-1915), Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
by exchange April 1908 to M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York and Paris
sold November 1908 to de Lagotellière, Paris
(Eugene?) Hirsch, Paris
sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7 December 1912, nr. 17, purchased by Gaston Bernheim de Villers (1870-1953), Paris, for his private collection
Julien Bessonneau, Angers, in 1914
Marcel Kapferer, Paris, by 1924
with Galerie Matthiesen, Berlin
sold by 1930 to Fritz Hess, Lucerne
Hess sale, Galerie Paul Cassirer, Berlin, in conjunction with Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, 1 September 1931, nr. 17, bought in or bought by Arthur Fischer of Galerie Fischer
Hess sale, Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, 2-7 September 1935, nr. 2343, St. Galler und Basler Privatbesitz, Sammlung B., bought in
Arthur Fischer, Lucerne sold 1949 to Chester Dale (1883-1962), New York
bequest 1963 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1963.10.12

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Honoré Daumier The Laundress
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Honore Daumier Neighbourhood Gossip
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Honore Daumier The Hypochondriac
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Honoré Daumier Burden (The Laundress)
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Honoré Daumier Advice to a young artist
Advice to a young artist
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