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A physician and a nurse discuss the recent death of a patient: the physician instinctively resorts to blaming the patient for non-compliance in following the prescribed dosage. Lithograph by H. Daumier, 1840.

  • Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879
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[1840]
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652988i
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Emotions parisiennes
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Publication/Creation

Paris (Rue du Croissant, 16) : Chez Bauger, [1840] ([Paris] : Imp. d'Aubert & C.ie)

Physical description

1 print : crayon lithograph ; image and border 22.7 x 19.1 cm.

Lettering

Le médecin et la garde malade. H.D. ...

Edition

State III of III.

References note

Loys Delteil, Le peintre-graveur illustré, vol. XXII, Daumier, New York 1969, no. 714

Lettering note

Lettering continues: Comment va le malade? Hélas Monsieur, il est mort ce matin à six heures! Ah il est mort le gaillard! .. Il n'a donc pas pris ma potion? Si Monsieur. Il en a donc trop pris? Non Monsieur. C'est qu'il n'en a assez pris. H.D.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 652988i

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  • French


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