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Print - Le Musée-Homme

Le Musée-Homme

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Betbeder, Faustin, born 1847 (caricaturist)
    Barousse (lithographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.693-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Satirical print in which Emile Ollivier is depicted as an evening butterfly, with the sunset in the background. 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)
Barousse (lithographer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Le Musée-Homme ou le Jardin des Bêler. Saillant, Editeur, R. du Croissant, 5 & 10. Lith. Barousse, Paris. Maitre Ollivier, Le Papillon des Soirées - Le fléau de la France.'
Most prints in this set are lettered with the names of artists and printers and have captions

'6'
Numbered

Descriptive line

'Maitre Ollivier Le Papillon des Soirées - Le fléau de la France'. Satirical illustration by Faustin Betbeder in which Emile Ollivier is depicted as an evening butterfly. 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

Sunset; Butterfly; Evening

Categories

Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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