133 years ago today – on February 11, 1879 – Honoré Daumier died in his house in Valmondois, France in the presence of his wife and a few friends. We feel that this would be a good moment to remember the great artist.
Taking into account the enormous interest in Daumier’s life and work found on the American continent already during Daumier’s lifetime, we invite you to read the obituary here below published by the New York Times on March 3, 1879 .
We feel this heart-warming text expresses still today the feeling many collectors all over the world cherish towards this unique artist.
You can find much more information about Daumier’s biography, such as
· Daumier’s Life
· Stamps and Medals
· Cost of living in Daumier’s time
· Birth Certificate and other documents
· Pictures from Daumier’s life
· Daumier Curiosities
on this website under DAUMIER’S BIOGRAPHY.