Prints / Portraits & Caricatures

Price: EUR 60,00

[Caricature] Cham (Charles Amédée de Noé)

- Voyons Francoise! Pour agir ainsi, il faut que vous ayez un mobile? - Non madame! Ce n´est pas un mobile, c´est un carabinier!

Lith. Destouches, r. Paradis pre. 28. A. De Vresse, r. Rivoli, 55. Image area 21,5 x 20 cm. The whole sheet 36 x 27,5 cm. Hand coloured lithograph. Plate number 29 from the serie "Actualités". The present plate is not from a journal, but printed on heavier paper. No text at the verso.

A couple of minor creases and tears to the margins. Image area bright and clean.

Cham (1818- 1879) was an illustrator and caricature artist of the first order. He published 40.000 drawings in his career and was on the staff of "Le Charivari" for thirty years. The plate is signed "CHAM 13".

Item No: 2223