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Print - Souvenirs De La Commune Par Léonce Schérer
  • Souvenirs De La Commune Par Léonce Schérer
    Schérer, Léonce, born 1827 - died 1876
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Souvenirs 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.1793-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print depicting a group of drunken soldiers in an interior. On the ground to the right is an open book, lettered 'Etats Civils'. 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

'Souvenirs De La Commune. No.7 Deforet & César, Edit. Rue Nve. des Petits Champs, 64 Lith. Barousse à Paris.'
Lettered

'V'la comme nous comprenons les affaires de la Patrie, nous / A bas les riches ce sont des soiffeurs, que tout le monde s'amuse et nous / aussi. _ Vive la Commune!.......'
Lettered with caption

'L Schérer'
Signed

Descriptive line

'V'la comme nous comprenons les affaires de la Patrie...' Satirical illustration by Léonce Schérer depicting a group of drunken soldiers in an interior. 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

Soldiers; Wine bottles; Uniforms; Alcohol; Book; Wine glasses

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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