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Print - L'Hortensia
  • L'Hortensia
    Le Petit, Alfred, born 1841 - died 1909
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L'Hortensia

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Le Petit, Alfred, born 1841 - died 1909 (caricaturist)
    Coulboeuf (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1611-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print in which the head of Edmond About forms a vase containing flowers. 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

Le Petit, Alfred, born 1841 - died 1909 (caricaturist)
Coulboeuf (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Fleurs, Fruits & Légumes Du Jour. L'Hortensia. 6 Au Bureau de L'Eclipse, 16, Rue du Croissant, Paris Imp. Coulboeuf, Pari'
Lettered

'Alfred Le Petit / Paris 19 Janv. 1871.'
Signed and dated

Lettered with name of subject and caption

Descriptive line

'L'Hortensia'. Satirical illustration by Alfred le Petit in which the head of Edmond About forms a vase containing flowers. 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

Insects; Flowers; Vase

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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