Lot 145
  • 145

Honoré Daumier

100,000 - 150,000 USD
118,750 USD
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  • Honoré Daumier
  • Avant l'audience (Une cause criminelle plaideur et avocat)
  • Signed with the initials h.D. (lower left)
  • Pen and ink and ink wash over conté crayon on paper


Eisenloeffel, Amsterdam
Galerie G. Houthakker, Amsterdam
H.E. ten Cate, Esq., Dusseldorf
C.G. Boerner, Dusseldorf (and sold: Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern, June 17, 1965, lot 180)
E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam
Paul Kantor Gallery & Co., Amsterdam
Norton Simon, Beverly Hills (and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 2, 1973, lot 1)
Samuel J. & Ethel LeFrak, New York (acquired at the above sale)
Thence by descent


Amsterdam, Galerie B. Houthakker, Dessins anciens, 1952, no. 16
Almelo, Kunstkring de Waag, Van Daumier tot Picasso, 1956, no. 30
Dusseldorf, C.G. Boerner, Weihnachtsausstellung, 1964, no. 138
Frankfurt, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut & New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Daumier Drawings, 1992-93, no. 84, illustrated in color in the catalogue


Edward Fuchs, Der Maler Daumier, Munich, 1930, supplement, no. 318b, illustrated pl. 318
Dirk Hannema, Catalogue of the H.H. ten Cate Collection, Rotterdam, 1955, illustrated pl. 132
K.E. Maison, Honoré DaumierCatalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, vol. II, London, 1968,  no. 652, illustrated pl. 247
Diane Kelder, Masters of the Modern Tradition: Selections from the Collection of Samuel and Ethel LeFrak, New York, 1988, illustrated pp. 18-19