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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.1792-1962

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print depicting soldiers in a camp. One of them is gesturing toward a pile of cheese. Another is carrying loaves of bread. 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.1 Deforet & César, Edit. Rue Nve. des Pet. Champs, 64. Lith. Barousse à Paris.'
'- Mon Général? faut-il battre la générale. / - Bats toujours. / - Mais mon général ça deviendrait top général. / - Enfin bats dans tons les quartiers on au diable si tu veux.'
'L Schérer'

Descriptive line

'Le fédéré - Rien que du lard cru et mince de Gruyère...' Satirical illustration by Léonce Schérer depicting soldiers in a camp. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1871.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Swords; Tents; Camp; Uniform; Soldiers

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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