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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Honoré-Victorin Daumier, French (Marseille, France 1808-1879 Valmondois, France)
Two Women and a Child
Other Titles
Alternate Title: The Fugitives
Work Type
c. 1848-1850
Physical Descriptions
Charcoal, gray wash, and red chalk on off-white antique laid paper
42.5 x 30.6 cm (16 3/4 x 12 1/16 in.)
Paul Bureau, Paris, by 1910. Nicholas Auguste Hazard, Orrouy, sold [through his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, December 10, 1919, no. 321]. André Schoeller, Paris. [Maurice Gobin, Paris, by 1921]. [Scott & Fowles, New York] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, January 20, 1922, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Erich Klossowski, Honoré Daumier, R. Piper (Munich, Germany, 1923), p. 114, cat. no. 302B

Agnes Mongan, Great Drawings of All Time, ed. Ira Moskowitz and Victoria Thorson, Shorewood Publishers Inc. (New York, 1962), cat. no. 754, n.p., repr.

Catherine W. Blanton, "An Unpublished Daumier Panel in the Fogg Art Museum: 'Scapin and Géronte' ", The Burlington Magazine (October 1966)

Karl E. Maison, Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolours, and Drawings, Volume II The Watercolors and Drawings, Thames and Hudson, Ltd. and New York Graphic Society Ltd. (England, 1968), p. 242, cat. no. 729

Sarah Symmons, Daumier, Oresko Books Ltd. (London, England, 1979), p. 75, repr. pl. 52

Roger Passeron, Daumier: Témoin de son Temps, La Bibliothèque des Arts (Paris, 1979), p. 84 + 87, repr. p. 87

Judith Wechsler, Daumier, Flammarion (Paris, France, 1999), p. 40, repr. (color)

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), cat. no. 12, repr. (color)

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 12, repr.

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 82-83, 281, repr. p. 82 as fig. 5

Exhibition History

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, 03/15/2003 - 05/26/2003; National Gallery, London, 06/25/2003 - 09/14/2003; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/2017 - 05/07/2017

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