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Print - Souvenir De La Commune Par Léonce Schérer
  • Souvenir De La Commune Par Léonce Schérer
    Schérer, Léonce, born 1827 - died 1876
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Souvenir De La Commune Par Léonce Schérer

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schérer, Léonce, born 1827 - died 1876 (caricaturist)
    Barousse (lithographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1801-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print showing a soldier with a group of children. 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

Schérer, Léonce, born 1827 - died 1876 (caricaturist)
Barousse (lithographer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Souvenir De La Commune. No.15 Deforet & César, Edit. Rue Nve. des Petits Champs, 64. Lith. Barousse à Paris.'
Lettered

'Citoyen Général t'as demandé des hommes et du solide en voila... / Eh bien si j'en ai que comme ça nous pouvons faire notre paquet...'
Lettered with caption

'L Schérer'
Signed

Descriptive line

'Citoyen Général t'as demandé des hommes et du solide en voila...' Satirical illustration by Léonce Schérer showing a soldier with a group of children. 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

Uniforms; Sword; Children; Soldier

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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