(France 26 Feb 1808 – 10 Feb 1879)
26.0 x 20.0 cm
The familiar image of Louis-Philippe as a pear was invented by Charles Philipon but it was Daumier who employed it most brilliantly in many of his prints. Here the expressions on a three-faced pear change from a smile to a malevolent scowl.
Nicholas Draffin, Citizen Artist - Daumier and his time, Sydney, 1991, 6.
Citizen Artist - Daumier and his time, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Nov 1990–27 Jan 1991
Printmaking in the age of Romanticism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Aug 2009–25 Oct 2009