The Fugitives

Oil on canvas | 15 x 26.8in | c. 1868

Honoré Daumier

Daumier's painting, The Fugitives, was his last and most dramatic rendering of the refugee theme and might refer to events surrounding the onset of the Franco-Prussian war, or to the insurrection of the commune in France in 1870. Daumier was less int...
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