Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Daumier


Heres a little study of one of my favorite all time artists, Honore Victorin Daumier
The original entitled, THE CONNOISSEUR, now hangs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Drawings and Prints gallery.
I was amazed to learn how many various mediums went into this-
Pen & ink, wash, water color, lithographic crayon and gouache over black chalk on wove paper. Few

10 comments:

Jackson said...

Hey Rob. Your stuff is looking great, especially the gestures a few posts back. Daumier is one of my favorites, as well.

Matt J said...

Lovely Daumier inspired sketch, & very much 'in style' too if I might add. I went to an INCREDIBLE exhibition of his printed works at the BNF in Paris earlier in the year, check out my report here:
http://mattjonezanimation.blogspot.com/2008/03/paques-en-paris.html

R.Dress said...

Thanks for stopping by fellas

Hey Matt, thanks for the linkage. What a treat!

Peter Emmerich said...

Daumier was a genius and deserves more attention than he his given in the history books. One of my favorites. Thanks for Posting this.

Oscar Grillo said...

Few weeks ago I was in Paris admiring his gorgeous little caricatures of the French Senate, little statuettes made in clay.

daumier said...

hi
since you admire daumier: do you know www.daumier.org and www.daumier-register.org? the ultimate daumier sites!

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