Rue Transnonain, Le 15 Avril 1834 Oil Painting - Honore Daumier

Rue Transnonain, Le 15 Avril 1834

Honore DaumierItem # 2080251
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Rue Transnonain, Le 15 Avril 1834", originally brought to life by the talented Honore Daumier. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Honore Daumier and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Rue Transnonain, le 15 Avril 1834" is a lithograph created by the French artist and caricaturist Honoré Daumier in 1834. The work is a politically charged response to a tragic event that occurred on April 14, 1834, during a period of civil unrest in Paris. The lithograph depicts the aftermath of a brutal government crackdown on insurgents in the working-class neighborhood of Rue Transnonain. The French National Guard, in retaliation for the death of one of their own, stormed a building and massacred its inhabitants, including men, women, and children.

    Daumier's lithograph is a poignant and graphic representation of the massacre, capturing the horror and injustice of the event. The central figure is a lifeless working man, lying atop his dead child, with other victims strewn around them. The composition and the stark use of light and shadow serve to emphasize the brutality of the scene and the innocence of the victims. This work is often noted for its emotional power and its unflinching critique of state violence.

    "Rue Transnonain, le 15 Avril 1834" was published in the weekly magazine "L'Association Mensuelle," which was a subscription publication that allowed for greater freedom of political expression. Daumier, who was known for his social commentary and advocacy for the underprivileged, used his art to bring attention to the plight of the working class and to criticize the government's oppressive actions.

    The lithograph became one of Daumier's most famous and controversial works. It was censored by the authorities, and owning a copy could lead to imprisonment. Today, "Rue Transnonain, le 15 Avril 1834" is recognized as a powerful example of art as a tool for social and political protest. It remains an important historical document, reflecting the turbulent social conditions of 19th-century France and the potential of visual art to influence public opinion and effect change. The work is housed in various museum collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

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