I’ve Only Been Ringing for an Hour!

Honore Daumier (1808-1879), I’ve Only Been Ringing for an Hour, lithograph, plate 14 from the series Moeurs Conjugales, published in Le Charivari 1839, in the Album Moeurs Conjugales 1843. A sur blanc impression, on strong wove without the letterpress verso. Daumier Register 637, second state (of 2). 9.4 x 7.5 inches

A fine impression.


From the Daumier Register:

Original Text:
Il n’ya pourtant qu’une heure que je le tire!…


I’ve only been ringing for an hour!