Self Portrait by Honoré Daumier

The Scotsman wrote, 'though small in size, it is important in the only real sense - that is in conception and style.


Oil on panel
29 x 19 cm
Art Fund grant:
£700 ( Total: £700)
Acquired in:
Lefevre Contemporary Art

It is exceedingly simple in its elements and is in colour chiefly a harmony in flesh colour, grey, brown and black. The colour subdued though it be is richly modulated; the whole is pregnant with a feeling of mystery that fascinates and haunts.'


Collection of M Dechaume; Georges Viau

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Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200

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