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Daumier's Life

Part 1: 1808 to 1819

 

  Date Biography of
Honoré Daumier
Historical &
Cultural Background
       
 

1798

A. SENEFELDER invents lithography

1808

February 26

HONORÉ VICTORIN DAUMIER is born

at 3 p.m. as son of the glazier and poet JEAN (Auguste) BAPTISTE LOUIS DAUMIER and of CÉCILE CATHERINE PHILIP in Marseilles. The birth place was at the corner of 11 Place Saint-Martin and Rue de Lyon. His parents gave him the nickname NORIN.
GOETHE writes "Faust"part 1. - Carl SPITZWEG is born. - Birth of NAPOLEON III. - Napoleon I and Alexander I of Russia meet.
February 29
Honoré was baptized at the Église Saint Martin. A birth register can be found in the archives of the Archdiocese of Marseilles.  
 

1813

July 17
A sister, called BAPTISTINE, is born.  

1815

April
Daumier's father moves to Paris to try his fortune as a poet. NAPOLEON I escapes from Elba.
 
March 19
  Escape of LOUIS XVIII. Beginning of the "Hundred Days"
 
September 2
LENOIR introduces Daumier's father to Princess DE ROHAN. LASTEYRIE opens first lithographic shop in Paris.
 
November 26
The father presents his book to the Royal family.  
 

1816

January 2
Daumier is sent to a boarding school.  
 
October
The Daumier family moves from Marseilles to Paris.  
October 13
Daumier's father presents his poems to the King.  
 

1817

April 2
  The first lithographs following Senefelder's procedure of 1802 are presented at the salon.
 
October 2
  Introduction of a legal deposit for lithographs.
 

1819

February 2
The father publishes his play "Philippe II" in Paris. CHARLES PHILIPON moves from Lyon to Paris.

1820 - 1829


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