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Print - Les Silhouettes De 1871
  • Les Silhouettes De 1871
    Colomb, B. Moloch, born 1849 - died 1909
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Les Silhouettes De 1871

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1827-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print showing a lawyer in conversation with a man, who is sitting on the ground. 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

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

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Les Silhouettes De 1871 No.12. Deforêt et César, Editrs. 64 r. N. des Pts. Champs. et 13 rue de Croissant Imp Barousse à Paris.'
Lettered

' - La mort simple???..... / - Oui mon ami, Et sans moi, vous étiez condamné à être exécuté dans une enceinte foritfiée.'
Lettered with caption

'Moloch'
Signed

Descriptive line

'La mort simple???.....' Satirical illustration by B. Colomb ('Moloch') showing a lawyer in conversation with a man, who is sitting on the ground. 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; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Lawyer; Men

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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