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Le Réfugié politique: P.2516-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Le Réfugié politique
The political refugee
Bohémiens de Paris


Printmaker: Daumier, Honoré Victorin
Printer: Aubert et Cie
Publisher: Bauger et Cie



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


19th Century
1842 -


No.11 from the series. Published in Le Charivari 13 March 1942. Text verso (mounted on card).

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  • Text: Oui madame, je me présente comme Bélisaire, excepté que j'y vois clair et que j'ai perdu / mon petit. Vous voyez en moi le généralissime des armées de terre et de mer du Prince de / Monaco!.... Exilé par un tyran jaloux de ma gloire.... je ne vous demanderai pas une obole../ je préférais cinquante centimes!
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2516-1991
Primary reference Number: 202541
Delteil: 832 III/III
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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