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Print - La Commune

La Commune

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Klenck, Paul, born 1844 (caricaturist)
    Talons (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.2021-1962

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 205

Physical description

Print in which Paschal Grousset is holding a large quill pen, a pot of ink on the right, and has a broadsheet covering the front of his body. Print from a set of caricatures, broadsheets and illustrations in ten volumes. Each volume is half-bound in red leather, gold tooled and stamped with imperial emblems, title etc.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

1871 (printed)

Artist/maker

Klenck, Paul, born 1844 (caricaturist)
Talons (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'La Commune 9. Paschal Grousset'
Lettered

'P. Klenck'
Signed

Descriptive line

'Paschal Grousset'. Satirical illustration by Paul Klenck depicting Paschal Grousset with a quill pen and a pot of ink. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1871.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Quill pen; Man; Inkstand

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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