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Souvenirs Du Siege De Paris

Print
1870-1871 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Satirical print showing a French soldier conversing with a young woman in cantinière (or vivandière) uniform who carries a bottle of wine and a small barrel of alcohol over her shoulder. The soldier is holding a small glass in his hand. In the background are defence works and soldiers. 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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleGarde Natle Sédentair. Officier _ Cantinière (assigned by artist)
Materials and Techniques
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper
Brief Description
'Garde Natle Sédentair. Officier _ Cantinière'. Satirical illustration by Jules Renard 'Draner' showing a French soldier conversing with a young woman. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1870-1871.
Physical Description
Satirical print showing a French soldier conversing with a young woman in cantinière (or vivandière) uniform who carries a bottle of wine and a small barrel of alcohol over her shoulder. The soldier is holding a small glass in his hand. In the background are defence works and soldiers. 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.
DimensionsThe prints in this series are described in the accession record as being of various sizes.
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Souvenirs Du Siege De Paris Au Bureau de L'Éclipse, 16, Rue du Croissant, Paris Imp. Coulboeuf, Paris Garde Natle Sédentair. Officier _ Cantinière. L'Exposé d'un plan d'attaque.' (Lettered)
  • '8' (Numbered)
  • 'Draner' (Signed)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
E.664-1962

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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