Title: Clinique du Docteur Robert-Macaire
Date: 1837
Creator:Aubert (Firm), printer
Creator:Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879, artist
Physical Description: image.print.lithograph.uncoloured
27 x 20.5 cm
Image Number: OPF000956
Description: Scene from a series of cartoons featuring the character Dr. Robert-Macaire. Here the doctor explains to a group of students in a clinic how a seemingly impossible operation was successful, while a student protests that the patient is dead. French text on the verso of a dialogue between doctor and patient.
Notes: LES ROBERT-MACAIRE, No. 70. Clinique du Docteur Robert-Macaire. Hé bien! Messieurs, vous l’avez vu, cette opération qu’on disait impossible a parfaitement réussi… Mais, monsieur, la malade est morte… Qu’importe! Elle serait bien plus morte sans l’opération. Chez Aubert. Imp. d’Aubert et Cie. (transcribed from front) Donation of Mr. William H. Helfand.
Subject: Physician and patient -- France.
Subject: Cartoons and comics.
Subject: Robert Macaire (Fictitious character)
Subject: Medical consultation
Language: French
Publisher: Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
is Part Of: The Osler Library Prints Collection
Image Is Related To: Back