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Print - En 1870
  • En 1870
    De Frondat, Napoléon Charles Louis, born 1846
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En 1870

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    De Frondat, Napoléon Charles Louis, born 1846 (caricaturist)
    Barousse (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.341-1962

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 208

Physical description

Satirical print with a depiction of Napoleon III with the lower body of a pig, clutching a bag of money to his breast. The emperor is wearing uniform with epaulettes and a hat and leaning on a cane. 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

De Frondat, Napoléon Charles Louis, born 1846 (caricaturist)
Barousse (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'En 1870. Les avons nous assez tondus, les malheureux!.. Saillant, Edr. rue du Croissant 5 & 10. Lith. Barousse, à Paris.'
Lettered

'de Frondat'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 29.2 cm, Width: 19 cm

Descriptive line

'En 1870'. Satirical illustration by De Frondat of Napoleon III with the lower body of a pig. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1870-1871.

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

Lambert, Susan, The Franco-Prussian War and The Commune in Caricature 1870-71: catalogue of a collection of prints in the possession of the Department of Prints and Drawings of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, V&A, 1971
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.

Labels and date

Napoléon Charles Louis De Frondat (born 1846)

Napoleon III, clutching a bag of money to his breast, declares with a smirk that the Prussians have provoked the French enough.

Lithograph, coloured by hand. E.341-1962 [27/05/1971-10/10/1971]

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Epaulettes; Hat; Pig

Categories

Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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