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Polaire A La Scala

  • Object:

    Comic illustration

  • Place of origin:

    France (published)

  • Date:

    1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cappiello, Leonetto, born 1875 - died 1942 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Process engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Guy Tristram Little

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 42

Physical description

Caricature for an unidentified periodical. Signed and dated 'Cappiello 1900'.

Place of Origin

France (published)


1900 (made)


Cappiello, Leonetto, born 1875 - died 1942 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Process engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Cappiello 1900'
Signed and dated


Height: 26.67 cm, Width: 20.00 cm

Descriptive line

Leonetto Cappiello. Comic illustration. French, 1900.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963


Printing ink


Process engraving

Subjects depicted



Illustration; Caricatures & Cartoons; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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