(1808 - 1879)
Honore Daumier was active/lived in France. Honore Daumier is known for lithography, painting, sculpture.
Honore Daumier was born in Marseilles, France on February 26,
1808. He was the son of a Marseille glazier who wrote a little
poetry on the side and who thought so much of his own talent that in
1816 he decided to move himself and his family to Paris. Over the
next dozen years, the family lived in eight different apartments in
Paris. There was never enough money, and the experience of hard
times would mark Daumier for life.
At the age of twelve,
Honore became a messenger boy for a process server's office and then a
clerk for a bookstore - jobs that opened up to him every corner of
Paris. He sketched everything he saw and finally started studying art
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