Caricatures by Daumier from the collection Curt and Elsa Glaser
"Hiiiiiiiiiiiiier comes the grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrse Charivari gallop, with politics, literature, medicine, theater, commerce, society, morals, medicine, surgery [...]!" - With this variety of topics, the satirical magazine Le Charivari advertised for new subscribers in 1839. Founded in 1832, it took aim at Parisian politics and everyday life daily until 1926, then weekly until 1937. Each issue contained a full-page caricature; almost 5,000 of them were by Honoré Daumier (1808-1879). For around 40 years, his biting commentaries on current events had a decisive influence on the appearance of the magazine.
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