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Voyage Pittoresque A Travers L'Isthme De Suez

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1869 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Riou, Edouard, born 1833 - died 1900 (artist)
    Cicéri, Eugène, born 1813 - died 1890 (lithographer)
    Imprimerie Lemercier et cie (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithographs

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.505A

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 90, shelf 12

Physical description

Volume of plates (22) after E.Riou entitled 'Voyage Pittoresque A Travers L'Isthme De Suez'. Bound in publisher's decorated cloth.
Frontispiece displays a portrait of M. De Lesseps. Plates are lithographed with two or three tint stones, most coloured by hand. Most plates lettered 'Imp. Lemercier & Cie. Paris. Plates I XX'. Signed 'Riou', lettered 'Riou pinxit', and with name of lithographer, and numbered. Plates lithographed by Eugene Ciceri, unless otherwise stated.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

1869 (printed)

Artist/maker

Riou, Edouard, born 1833 - died 1900 (artist)
Cicéri, Eugène, born 1813 - died 1890 (lithographer)
Imprimerie Lemercier et cie (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithographs

Dimensions

Height: 41.2 cm Size of covers, Width: 58.1 cm

Descriptive line

Hand-coloured lithographs after drawings by Edouard Riou, from a volume of plates (22) entitled 'Voyage Pittoresque A Travers L'Isthme De Suez'. French School, 1869.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Canals

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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