Honore Daumier retrospective in D.C.

ART

February 17, 2000|By Glenn McNatt

The Phillips Collection in Washington presents the first major retrospective of Honore Daumier, the 19th-century painter, sculptor, draughtsman and caricaturist best known for his scathing political cartoons and satirical prints on social themes.

The show features 245 works, including paintings, watercolors, drawings, sculptureand lithographs that illustrate Daumier's achievement. It opens Saturday and runs through May 14.

The Phillips Collection is at 1600 21st St. N.W., in Washington. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday noon to 7 p.m. Admission is $7.50 adults, $4 students and seniors, under 18 free. For information call 202-387-2151

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