Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–1879). The Third-Class Carriage, ca. 1862–64. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.129) | As a graphic artist and painter, Daumier chronicled the impact of industrialization on modern urban life in mid-nineteenth-century Paris. Here, bathed in light, the nursing mother, elderly woman, and sleeping boy emanate a serenity not often associated with public transport. #paris
Gustave Courbet (1819–1877.) Jo, La Belle Irlandaise, 1865–66. Oil on canvas. The Met Museum just tweeted this in honor of St Paddy's day.
Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822–1899) | A Limier Briquet Hound | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887 | 87.15.77 #dogs