Prints and Drawings
Artist: Honoré Daumier, French, 1808–1879
Publisher: Aubert et Cie, Paris, founded 1829

C’est singulier comme ce miroir m’aplatit la taille et me maigrit la poitrine! … Que m’importe? … Mme de Staël et Mr. de Buffon l’ont proclamé: … le génie n’a point de sexe (It’s Curious How this Mirror Flattens My Figure and Slims My Bust! What Do I Care? … Mme de Staël and Mr. de Buffon Proclaimed It … Genius Has No Sex), from the series Les bas-bleus (The Bluestockings)



stone: 22.9 × 18 cm (9 × 7 1/16 in.) sheet (approx.): 34.6 × 26 cm (13 5/8 × 10 1/4 in.)
The Arthur Ross Collection
19th century
Works on Paper - Prints
By appointment

Gabriel Cognacq (Lugt supplement 538d, verso); Swann Gallery, New York, May 6, 2004 (271); William H. Schab Gallery, New York; Arthur Ross Foundation Collection, New York, to 2012; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


Suzanne Boorsch et al., Meant to Be Shared: The Arthur Ross Collection of European Prints (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2015), 132, pl. 50.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.