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Print - Épouvantée De L'Héritage
  • Épouvantée De L'Héritage
    Daumier, Honoré, born 1808 - died 1879
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Épouvantée De L'Héritage

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Daumier, Honoré, born 1808 - died 1879 (illustrator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.568-1962

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 202

Physical description

Satirical print showing a woman, dressed in black, her hands covering her face and weeping. Around her lie dead bodies. 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

France (printed)

Date

1871 (printed)

Artist/maker

Daumier, Honoré, born 1808 - died 1879 (illustrator)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'1871 Épouvantée De L'Héritage'
Lettered

'H. D.'
Signed

Descriptive line

'Épouvantée De L'Héritage'. Satirical illustration by Honoré Daumier showing a woman weeping at the sight of dead bodies in the aftermath of a battle. 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.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Death; Woman; War; Battlefield

Categories

Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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