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Print - Épouvantée De L'Héritage
  • Épouvantée De L'Héritage
    Daumier, Honoré, born 1808 - died 1879
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Épouvantée De L'Héritage

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Daumier, Honoré, born 1808 - died 1879 (illustrator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 202

Physical description

Satirical print showing a woman, dressed in black, her hands covering her face and weeping. Around her lie dead bodies. Print from a set of caricatures, broadsheets and illustrations in ten volumes. Each volume is half-bound in red leather, gold tooled and stamped with imperial emblems, title etc.

Place of Origin

France (printed)


1871 (printed)


Daumier, Honoré, born 1808 - died 1879 (illustrator)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'1871 Épouvantée De L'Héritage'

'H. D.'

Descriptive line

'Épouvantée De L'Héritage'. Satirical illustration by Honoré Daumier showing a woman weeping at the sight of dead bodies in the aftermath of a battle. Lithograph, France, 1871.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.





Subjects depicted

Woman; Battlefield; War; Death


Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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