Our THANK YOU PRESENT to sponsors donating 1'000 Euros or more (or the equivalent in any other currency) will be a private viewing of an important Daumier exhibition organised by the DAUMIER REGISTER and held at the Museum of Ascona, Switzerland in July of this year. Dieter Noack of the DAUMIER REGISTER will host your private tour of the exhibition (the date will be made available soon). At this occasion, these sponsors will special receive as a gift of appreciation, an elegantly presented Daumier engraving in a limited edition produced during a live presentation at the exhibition. It will be an enlarged reprint of Daumier’s only known engraving (DR3955) and will represent a unique collectors’ piece. Donors who are unable to attend the tour will receive the gift by mail.
In France citizens expressed their discontent about elected politicians around the beginning of the 19th century by serenading them with such infernal presentations. A beautiful example of such a performance can be found in Daumier’s print