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Print - La Dernière Revue
  • La Dernière Revue
    Pepin, Édouard Guillaumin, born 1842
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La Dernière Revue

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pepin, Édouard Guillaumin, born 1842 (caricaturist)
    Rouge Frères et Comp. (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Satirical print showing the bedraggled French army marching while birds circle overhead. In the foreground is a donkey, abandoned by it's rider; the boots of a general still in the stirrups. The donkey appears to be reviewing the army as it files past. 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)


1870-1871 (printed)


Pepin, Édouard Guillaumin, born 1842 (caricaturist)
Rouge Frères et Comp. (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'La Dernière Revue En vente à Paris, 16, rue du Croissant. Paris. - Typ. Rouge frères et Comp. rue du Four-St-Germ., 43.'


Descriptive line

'La Dernière Revue'. Satirical illustration by Édouard Guillaumin Pepin of the French army being reviewed by a donkey. 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.





Subjects depicted

Army; Donkey


Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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