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Print - Les Hommes Du Jour Par Faustin
  • Les Hommes Du Jour Par Faustin
    Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847
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Les Hommes Du Jour Par Faustin

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847 (caricaturist)
    Coulboeuf (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1002-1962

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 210

Physical description

Satirical print showing Léon Gambetta running and holding a pair of cannons under his arms. The canons are inscribed: 'Canon Des Provinces' and 'Canon De La Loire'. In left background is a hot air balloon in flight and a signpost marked 'Route de Paris'. 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

Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847 (caricaturist)
Coulboeuf (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Les Hommes Du Jour Par Faustin. Gambetta (à suivre) No. 2 Imp Coulboeuf P. Du Caire 97 Gambetta souleve les Provinces.'
Lettered

'Faustin'
Signed

Descriptive line

'Gambetta'. Satirical illustration by Faustin Betbeder showing Léon Gambetta running and holding a pair of cannons under his arms. 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

Balloon; Cannon; Politician

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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