Honoré Daumier : Catalogue raisonné of the paintings, watercolours and drawings
London & Greenwich, CT, Thames & Hudson / New York Graphic Society Ltd, 1968
Two volumes (29 cm), I (The paintings): 446 pp., 208 black & white plates, 19 black & white text illustrations, and tipped-in black & white photo of Daumier by Nadar as frontispiece. II (The Watercolours and drawings): 619 pp., 1190 illustrations on 325 black & white plates, 31 black & white text illustrations. Errata slip loosely inserted. Uniform publisher’s blue cloth, spines with maroon and gilt design; top edge gilt; original slipcase with printed label. - “One of the best and most valuable oeuvre catalogues of a 19th century artist” (from a review by Douglas Cooper, in Master Drawings, volume 6, 1968, pp.405-410). The paintings are listed in what Maison believes to be their chronological sequence; the 826 authentic drawings, plus a further 16 attributions, are grouped by subjects. ¶ Copy B556 of 1500. Fine copy.