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Print - Il espérait pourtant!!......
  • Il espérait pourtant!!......
    Levy, Alphonse Jacques
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Il espérait pourtant!!......

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Levy, Alphonse Jacques (Said), born 1843 - died 1918 (caricaturist)
    Barousse (lithographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1403-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Satirical print showing a man with a moustache, standing behind barricades and leaning on a rifle. 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

Levy, Alphonse Jacques (Said), born 1843 - died 1918 (caricaturist)
Barousse (lithographer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Saillant, Editeur, Rue du croissant, 5 & 10. Lith. Barousse, à Paris Il espérait pourtant!!......'
Lettered

'A. Levy'
Signed

'Un. Communeux 1871.'
Lettered within design

Descriptive line

'Il espérait pourtant!!......' Satirical illustration showing a man with a moustache, standing behind barricades and leaning on a rifle. 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

Subjects depicted

Man; Rifle

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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