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L'Enfant

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1986 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rowell, Spencer (photographer)
    Athena Reproductions Ltd. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Catherine Flood

  • Museum number:

    E.376-2011

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3H, shelf 2

This poster, published by the poster gallery Athena in 1986, was one of thier most famous images, and a best-seller. Its title is 'L'Enfant' but it was commonly known as 'Man and Baby'. The image is a photograph by Spencer Rowell and shows a topless man holding a baby.

Physical description

Poster, with title at the top and facsimile of the photographer's signature and below that a black-and-white photographic image of a shirtless man cradling a baby on his lap.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1986 (published)

Artist/maker

Rowell, Spencer (photographer)
Athena Reproductions Ltd. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

L'ENFANT

Spencer Rowell

Dimensions

Height: 88.5 cm sheet, Width: 59.8 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Poster 'L'Enfant', photographed by Spencer Rowell, published by Athena, Great Britain, 1986

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Flood, Catherine British Posters. Advertising, Art and Activism (V&A: 2012), p.58

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Offset lithography

Categories

Posters; Birth; Children & Childhood; Gender and Sexuality

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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