The great graphic satirist, Honore Daumier depicted Louis Philippe, the Citizen King, as a pear - not only in the structure of the head, but also the whole body. Even when the image was banned by the censor, the pear would appear at a distance from a resemblance to Louis Philippe, but the reading public knew the formula and made the links.
01 masks of 1831 - Leading Politicians.
02 Honore Daumier Past Present Future litho., January 1834
03 Gargantua litho1831 - his depiction of Louis Philippe as the feeding Gargantua (after Rabelais)


Daumier's charcaterisation of the Ruler resulted in imprisonment from September 1832 to January 1833.