Art: The Alternative Tradition

Where are we going.....volcano by Daumier

"Where are we going.....volcano" by Honoré Daumier

The demand for Daumier's pictures became so great that they were re-printed on quality paper as independent art-works. Here he shows them on sale in the publisher's shop window, while a personification of the conservative newspaper tells a reactionary politician they both walk on the brink of a volcano. --