Campanule

Print
1871 (printed)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Print in which Jules Grévy is depicted as a bluebell, standing on a platform and presiding over a debate between leading French statesmen. 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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleFleurs, Fruits & Légumes Du Jour (series title)
Materials and Techniques
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper
Brief Description
'Campanule'. Satirical illustration by Alfred le Petit in which Jules Grévy is depicted as a bluebell, standing on a platform and presiding over a debate between leading French statesmen. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1871.
Physical Description
Print in which Jules Grévy is depicted as a bluebell, standing on a platform and presiding over a debate between leading French statesmen. 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.
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Fleurs, Fruits & Légumes Du Jour. Campanule 24 Au Bureau de L'Eclipse, 16, Rue du Croissant, Paris Imp. Coulboeuf, Paris' (Lettered)
  • 'Alfred Le Petit / 26 Juin 1871. Paris'' (Signed and dated)
  • (Lettered with caption and name of subject)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1629-1962

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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