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Print - Le Fils De Cerbère
  • Le Fils De Cerbère
    Colomb, B. Moloch, born 1849 - died 1909
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Le Fils De Cerbère

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Colomb, B. Moloch, born 1849 - died 1909 (caricaturist)
    Barousse (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print depicting a man and a woman in a lodging house; another man stands in the doorway. 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)


1870-1871 (printed)


Colomb, B. Moloch, born 1849 - died 1909 (caricaturist)
Barousse (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Le Fils De Cerbère. No.6 Chez Deforet et César, Edit. R. N. des Petits Champs. 64 Imp. Barousse Paris.'


Lettered with caption

Descriptive line

'Dites donc M'sieu Muflencire...' Satirical illustration by B. Colomb ('Moloch') depicting a man and a woman in a lodging house. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1870-1871.

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

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




Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Men; Woman; Lodging house


Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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