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Honore Daumier looks at bourgeois looking at Olympia

In Caricatures, Critics, Paris Salon on May 11, 2010 at 8:41 pm
Honore Daumier’s Before The Painting, June 19, 1865

In Le Charivari, June 19, 1865.

“Why the devil is that big red woman in chemise called Olympia?”

“Perhaps it’s the name of the cat.”

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Honore Daumier looks at bourgeois looking at Olympia

In Caricatures, Critics, The Black Cat on April 13, 2010 at 8:48 pm

Honore Daumier's Before The Painting, June 19, 1865

In Le Charivari, 19 Juin 1865. D. 3446.

“Why the devil is that big red woman in chemise called Olympia?”

“Perhaps it’s the name of the cat.”