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Daumier's Life

Part 2: 1820 to 1829

 

 

Date

Biography of
Honoré Daumier

Historical &
Cultural Background

 

 

 

 

1820

Honoré takes on the job as an errand boy at a bayliff's office.

 

 

1821


March

 

He becomes an assistant at Delaunay's book shop located at the Palais-Royal. He makes his first drawings.

 

 

 

May 2

 

Daumier's brother ATHANASE MARIE GEORGES ALEXANDRE is born.

 

1822

The parents allow Honoré to study drawing and art with Alexandre LENOIR, who will introduce him to the paintings of RUBENS and TITIAN as well as to classical sculptures. Daumier moves on to study at the ACADÉMIE SUISSE and starts copying in the Louvre. Contacts to RAFFET, JEANRON and the sculptor PRÉAULT.

Death of A. CANOVA. - SCHUBERT composes the "unfinished". - MENDEL, PASTEUR, SCHLIEMANN are born.

 

 

February 2

 

Daumier's future wife MARIE ALEXANDRINE DASSY is born in Paris.

 

 

August 2

 

Daumier registers his first prints with the legal deposit: LD A .

 

 

September 2

 

Daumier registers his first prints with the legal deposit: LD B.

 

1823

Daumier's father publishes LES VEILLES POETIQUES.

BEETHOVEN composes the 9th symphony.

 

1824


May

 

2 more lithographs are published by Daumier (not listed by LD).

GOYA learns lithography in Paris and Bordeaux. - CHARLES X succeeds his brother LOUIS XVIII

 

1825

Daumier works as an assistant to the lithographer BÉLLIARD. - He creates his first lithographic copies of drawings from the Louvre.

Death of DAVID and J. PAUL.

1826

 

First photo by JOSEPH NIEPCE.

 

1827

The father publishes a poem in the "Courenne des Poètes Français".

 

1828

Daumier takes up studies at the school of BOUDIN.

There are 23 lithographic shops in the Seine area, 500 workers on 180 presses, turnover 3 million francs p.a.

 

1829

Daumier's first lithographs appear in LA SILHOUETTE, which was published by RATIER und RICOURT. - He still lives with his parents at 33 Rue de la Barillerie, close to the Palais de Justice.

GOYA dies 1828 in Bordeaux

 

 

December

 

Opening of a caricature gallery by AUBERT and his brother in law, PHILIPON at Galerie VĂ©ro-Dodat. DANTAN's sculptures exhibited.

 

1830 - 1834


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