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Print - Les Communeux par H. Nérac

Les Communeux par H. Nérac

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Xiat, H (caricaturist)
    Jailly (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 206

Physical description

Satirical print showing Louis Charles Delescluze riding on a donkey. Delescluze is shown bare-chested, a clock hanging from a ribbon round his neck and holding a lance in his right hand. In the right background is a windmill. 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)


1871 (printed)


Xiat, H (caricaturist)
Jailly (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'No.2 Les Communeux par H. Nérac. Le Délégué Civil - Delescluze. Jailly Dessinr. Impr. Editr. 7 et 9 Rue Oberkampf. Paris. Dépôt chez Deforet et César, 64 Rue Neuve [?] des Petits Champs. Tirage special sur papier de luxe pour les amateurs Plus D'Etats-Majors Galonnés......'

'H. Nérac'

Descriptive line

'Le Délégué Civil - Delescluze'. Satirical illustration by H. Xiat (H. Nérac) showing Louis Charles Delescluze riding on a donkey. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 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.




Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Clock; Lance; Windmill; Donkey


Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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