A French satirical lithograph of Parisian court trial scene depicting defense lawyers at end of the trial. Honoré Daumier was a French printmaker, caricaturist, painter, and sculptor, whose many works offer commentary on social and political life in France in the 19th century. Born February 26, 1808, in Marseilles; died on February 10, 1879, in Valmondois, France. A prolific draftsman who produced over 500 paintings, 4000 lithographs, 1000 wood engravings, 1000 drawings, 100 sculptures he was perhaps best known for his caricatures of political figures, and satires on the behavior of his countrymen, although posthumously the value of his painting has also been recognized. Framed with glass, measuring 15.25"W x 13.75"H x .50"D. in good condition.
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