Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Honoré Daumier: Scandal, Gossip and Other Stories at the HOUSE OF ILLUSTRATION, Until 22 Mar 2015

HOUSE OF ILLUSTRATION is exhibiting works by Honoré Daumier have been selected from the more than 4,000 lithographs made during his lifetime, principally for the publications Le Charivari and La Caricature. As a caricaturist Daumier was a wry observer of human comedy who exaggerated the aspirations, affectations and failings of society, producing work that was considered seditious enough to earn him a six month prison sentence.