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(French, 1808 - 1879)

Honoré Daumier was a 19th Century French visual artist who was born in 1808. Honoré Daumier has had numerous gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the Fitzwilliam Museum and at the National Gallery of Australia. Numerous works by the artist have been sold at auction, including 'LES AVOCATS — LE PARQUET DES AVOCATS' sold at Sotheby's New York 'Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale' in 2013 for $2,629,000. There have been Numerous articles about Honoré Daumier, including 'A hit and a miss in two restitution cases' written by Gareth Harris for The Art Newspaper in 2014. The artist died in 1879.

Auction Results

Works at auction, latest auction results, sales and prices of Honoré Daumier from auction houses worldwide.

Oil on Canvas
Scene Classique
Lot 117
Kodner Galleries
Oil on Canvas
Nature Morte (Symoles de la Justice)
Lot 118
Kodner Galleries
Oil on Panel
Les Deux Ivrognes/The Drunkards
Lot 119
Kodner Galleries
(i) watercolour...
Lot 129
Sotheby's London

Selected Events

Exhibitions, openings, art fairs, auctions and other events for Honoré Daumier around the world.

Impressions of Paris: Lautrec, Degas, Daumier - National Gallery of Australia
Australia / Canberra : Exhibition
National Gallery of Australia
Paula Rego/Honoré Daumier: Scandal, Gossip and Other Stories - House of Illustration
UK / London : Exhibition
House of Illustration

Latest News & Articles

In The Press: Latest news, articles and reviews about Honoré Daumier from leading publications worldwide.

Sasha Grishin review: Impressions of Paris with Daumier, Degas and Lautrec
The Sydney Morning Herald / Sasha Grishin
With an impact far beyond his political and social...
Gallery: Honoré Daumier and Paula Rego - a conversation across time
The Arts Desk / Fisun Güner
Baudelaire called him a “pictorial Balzac” and said he...
23 Creepy Clowns From Art History Guaranteed To Spark Halloween Nightmares
The Huffington Post / Priscilla Frank
Whether you've recently become obsessed with American...
A hit and a miss in two restitution cases
The Art Newspaper / Gareth Harris
French legal body rejects one claim while an Australian...
Selected Solo Exhibitions
When Artists Attack the King: Honoré Daumier and La Caricature, 1830-1835, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, USA, Stanford
Peace Ridiculed: Caricatures by Honoré Daumier, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK, London
Jean-Honoré Daumier: Art for the Masses , Birmingham Museum of Art, USA, Birmingham
Honoré Daumier: Master Impressions, The University of Arizona Museum of Art, USA, Tucson
Selected Group Exhibitions
Modern Heroism: Printmaking and the legacy of Napoleon Bonaparte, Fitzwilliam Museum, UK, Cambridge
The Doctor is In Medicine in French Prints, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, USA, New Brunswick
In the Studio: Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, New York (980 Madison Avenue), USA, Upper East Side
C'est la Vie: The Paris of Daumier and Toulouse-Lautrec, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany, Hamburg
Room Service On the Hotel in the Arts and Artists in the Hotel, Kuckei + Kuckei, Germany, Mitte
Fun & Games: The Pursuit of Leisure, Toledo Museum of Art, USA, Toledo
Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, The Frick Art Museum at the Frick Art & Historical Center, USA, Pittsburgh
Impressions of Paris: Lautrec, Degas, Daumier, National Gallery of Australia, Australia, Canberra
Paula Rego/Honoré Daumier: Scandal, Gossip and Other Stories, House of Illustration, UK, London
Reflections on Artistic Life, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, USA, Portland
Highlights of French Lithography in the 19th Century, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany, Hamburg
Undressed: The Fashion of Privacy, The Art Institute of Chicago, USA, Loop
Satire - Irony - Grotesque. Daumier, Ensor, Feininger, Klee, Kubin, Zentrum Paul Klee, Switzerland, Bern
Selections from the Museum’s Collection of European Master Drawings, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada, Montreal
Paper!, Phoenix Art Museum, USA, Phoenix
The Art of Exaggeration, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA, River Oaks
No Person May Carry a Fish into a Bar, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, USA, Palms
The Art of Humor: Five Hundred Years of Caricature and Satire at RAM, Riverside Art Museum, USA, Riverside
Laughing at the Art World, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada, Toronto
Prints and Authors from the Time of Manet, Toledo Museum of Art, USA, Toledo
From Daumier to Degas: French Nineteenth-Century Prints, Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland, Basel
European Drawings at the Portland Museum of Art, Portland Museum of Art, Maine, USA, Portland
Collateral Damage: Scenes from a War, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, USA, Minneapolis
Recent Acquisitions, Davis & Langdale Company, USA, 57th Street
Idea to Image: Process, States, and Proofs from the Print Collection, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, USA, Richmond
Gavarni: The Other Daumier, Childs Gallery, USA, Newbury Street
Caricature, Satire, and Comedy of Manners: Works on Paper from the 18th through 20th Centuries, Carnegie Museum of Art, USA, Pittsburgh
From Daumier to Matisse: French Master Drawings from the Collection of John C. Whitehead, Moeller Fine Art New York, USA, Upper East Side
Water, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, USA, New Brunswick
Wine and Spirit: Rituals, Remedies, and Revelry , Art Museum, Mount Holyoke College, USA, South Hadley
New at the Harnett, Harnett Print Study Center, University of Richmond Museums, USA, Richmond
Very Funny! Satire and Subversion in 18th- and 19th-Century Prints, Honolulu Museum of Art, USA, Honolulu
New at the Harnett, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, USA, Richmond
Face Off: A Selection of Old Masters and Others from The Menil Collection, The Menil Collection, USA, Museum District
The Satirical Eye: Comedy and Critique from Hogarth to Daumier, NGV International, Australia, Melbourne
In Dialogue - The Two Oskar Reinhart Collections, Winterthur, Museum Oskar Reinhart am Stadtgarten, Switzerland, Winterthur
Alice Neel | Works on Paper, Victoria Miro Gallery, Wharf Road, UK, London
From Today Painting is Dead": Humour and the Invention of Photography, National Gallery of Canada, Canada, Ottawa
The Art and Wit of Caricature: Hogarth to Daumier, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, USA, Minneapolis
Inner Space, Toledo Museum of Art, USA, Toledo
William Kentridge Prints, Smith College Museum of Art, USA, Northampton