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Print - Un Cochon Engraissé Pendant 20 Ans Pour Le Roi De Prusse
  • Un Cochon Engraissé Pendant 20 Ans Pour Le Roi De Prusse
    Gaillard
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Un Cochon Engraissé Pendant 20 Ans Pour Le Roi De Prusse

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Lyon (printed)

  • Date:

    1870-1871 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gaillard (caricaturist)
    Morand (lithographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.397-1962

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Satirical print in which Napoleon III's features are depicted emerging from a pig's posterior.
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

Lyon (printed)

Date

1870-1871 (printed)

Artist/maker

Gaillard (caricaturist)
Morand (lithographer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Lyon, J.B. Gadola, Edit. Cours de Brosses, 2 Lyon, Lith. Morand Gaillard Un Cochon Engraissé Pendant 20 Ans Pour Le Roi De Prusse'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 27.6 cm, Width: 21.6 cm

Descriptive line

'Un Cochon Engraissé Pendant 20 Ans Pour Le Roi De Prusse'. Satirical illustration by Gaillard in which Napoleon III's features are depicted emerging from a pig's posterior. 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: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1971.
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Pig

Categories

Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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