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Print - La Ménagerie Impériale
  • La Ménagerie Impériale
    Hadol, Paul, born 1835 - died 1875
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La Ménagerie Impériale

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hadol, Paul, born 1835 - died 1875 (caricaturist)
    Coulboeuf (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.301-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Satirical print with a depiction of De Failly as a lap dog standing on its hind legs and awaiting a treat. At the right edge of the scene is a pair of hands, holding a bag of treats. On the ground to the right is the head of an ass. 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

1870-1871 (printed)

Artist/maker

Hadol, Paul, born 1835 - died 1875 (caricaturist)
Coulboeuf (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'La Ménagerie Impériale. De Failly Le Bichon (Frivolité-Cotillon) Au Bureau des Annonces, 11, rue Taitbout Imp. Coulboeuf, Paris.'
Lettered

'No.20'
Numbered

'H'
Signed

'Accessoires du Cotillon'
Lettered on the head of the ass

'Bonbons a la Mentana Boissier'
Lettered on the bag of treats

Descriptive line

'De Failly Le Bichon (Frivolité-Cotillon)'. Satirical illustration by Paul Hadol with a depiction of De Failly as a lap dog standing on its hind legs. 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

Sweets; Dog

Categories

Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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