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Print - Les Représentants En Représentation
  • Les Représentants En Représentation
    Pilotell, Georges Labadie, born 1844 - died 1918
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Les Représentants En Représentation

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pilotell, Georges Labadie, born 1844 - died 1918 (caricaturist)
    Talons (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1101-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Satirical print showing Napoleon III at sea in a boat made out of paper. The Emperor is shown raising his hat in his right hand. 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

France (printed)

Date

1870-1871 (printed)

Artist/maker

Pilotell, Georges Labadie, born 1844 - died 1918 (caricaturist)
Talons (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Les Représentants En Représentation. 1 Imp. Talons, Marché St. Honoré, 19. Chez Deforet & César, Rue Nve. des Petits-Champs, 64. Félix Pyat.'
Lettered

'Pilotell'
Signed

Descriptive line

'Félix Pyat'. Satirical illustration by Georges Labadie Pilotell showing Napoleon III at sea in a boat made out of paper. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1870-1871.

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

Emperor; Sea; Bicorne; Uniform; Boat

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints; Maritime

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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