Daumier, Honore

Born: Feb 26, 1808 AD
Died: 1879 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Caricaturist, Painters

1808 - Born on the 20th of February Marseille, France.


Daumier joined staff of Louis-Philippe, Philipon launched the comic journal, La Caricature.


1832 - His caricature of the king as "Gargantua" led to him imprisonment for six months at Ste. Pélagie.


1848 - He embarked again on his political campaign, still in the service of Charivari.


1860 - He left in the service and rejoined in 1864.


1878 - Durand-Ruel collected his works for exhibition.


1879 - He died on 11th of February in Valmondois, France.


1900 - An exhibition of his works was held at the École des Beaux-Arts.




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