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Daumier, Honore

Born: 1808 AD
Died: 1879 AD
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.