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Print - Nos Grrrands Généraux
  • Nos Grrrands Généraux
    Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847
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Nos Grrrands Généraux

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847 (caricaturist)
    Lemaine & Fils (lithographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.990-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Satirical print in which General Vinoy is shown holding a bloodied knife and standing over two severed male heads. 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)
Lemaine & Fils (lithographer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Nos Grrrands Généraux No2. Lith. Lemaine et Fils. En Vente chez Duclaux, 21, Pl. du Ch d'Eau Depôt ch. Madre, 20, r du Croissant'
Lettered

'Le brave géneral Vinoy. / Quand un journaliste l'embête / Crac, il lui coupe la tête (bis, bis)'
Lettered with caption

Descriptive line

'Le brave géneral Vinoy...' Satirical illustration by Faustin Betbeder in which General Vinoy is shown holding a bloodied knife and standing over two severed male heads. 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

Knife; General

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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