Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879)
L'Ane et les deux voleurs, 1862, third state of four (Delteil, 3253). Identified and initialed within the matrix. Lithograph on paper, image size 10 3/8 x 8 in. (26.3 x 20.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.
Sheet size 17 11/16 x 12 1/2 in. (44.9 x 31.7 cm). Sheet inscribed in pencil l.c., "h.D.3253 III of IV." Light soiling to edges of sheet; scattered mild foxing, subtle rippling; handling creases l.c. An imperfection in the surface within the image u.r. seems to be original to the paper, since it was over-printed with ink in the printing process.
Reverse with tape residue measuring 3 1/4 in. x 1/4 in. along lower left edge and very minor scattered accretions.