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La Ménagerie Impériale

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coulboeuf (printer)
    Hadol, Paul, born 1835 - died 1875 (caricaturist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.293-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Satirical print with a depiction of Eugène Scheider as a white rabbit sitting on a carriage with a bell and holding a knife and spoon. 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

Coulboeuf (printer)
Hadol, Paul, born 1835 - died 1875 (caricaturist)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'La Ménagerie Impériale. Schneider Le Lapin Blanc (Arrogance Domesticité) Au Bureau des Annonces, 11, rue Taitbout Imp Coulboeuf, Paris.'
Lettered

'No.12'
Numbered

'H'
Signed

Descriptive line

'Schneider Le Lapin Blanc (Arrogance Domesticité)'. Satirical illustration by Paul Hadol with a depiction of Eugène Scheider as a white rabbit. 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.

Techniques

Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Rabbit

Categories

Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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