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Les Aventures de Robert Macaire

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mercier, Jean A., born 1899 - died 1995 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr C. G. Holme

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 162, box L

Physical description

Poster for the film 'Les Aventures de Robert Macaire', depicting a laughing man wearing a top hat, with details of the film's stars and director, and borders down the sides to make the poster resemble a film strip.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1925 (made)


Mercier, Jean A., born 1899 - died 1995 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Jean A. Mercier. 11.25.

Jean Angelo / dans / les Aventures de / Robert / Macaire / réalisé par / Jean Epstein / avec Suzanne Bianchetti / ciné-roman de ch. vayre publié par l'ère nouvelle

Production des Films Albatros


Height: 63.25 in, Width: 47.5 in

Descriptive line

'Les Aventures de Robert Macaire', colour lithograph film poster, Jean A. Mercier, France, 1925

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.




Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Men; Top hat; Cinema


Posters; Prints; Advertising; Entertainment & Leisure


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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