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Print - Les Folies De La Commune
  • Les Folies De La Commune
    Noé, Amédée-Charles-Henry de Comte, born 1818 - died 1879
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Les Folies De La Commune

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Noé, Amédée-Charles-Henry de Comte, born 1818 - died 1879 (caricaturist)
    Rouge Frères et Comp. (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1771-1962

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case GG, shelf 209

Physical description

Print showing a man, wearing a top hat and holding an umbrella, standing before the ruins of buildings. 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

Noé, Amédée-Charles-Henry de Comte, born 1818 - died 1879 (caricaturist)
Rouge Frères et Comp. (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'No 5 Les Folies De La Commune Paris. - Typ. Rouge frères et Comp.'
Lettered

'Comprenant La Nécessité D'Aller Voter.'
Lettered with caption

'48 / CHAM'
Signed

Descriptive line

'Comprenant La Nécessité D'Aller Voter'. Satirical illustration by Amédée-Charles-Henry de Noé (Cham) showing a man standing before the ruins of buildings. 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

Top hat; Ruins; Man; Umbrella

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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