Prints / Portraits & Caricatures

Price: EUR 60,00

[Caricature] Cham (Charles Amédée de Noé)

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Lith. Destouches, r. Paradis pre. 28. A. De Vresse, r. Rivoli, 55. Image area 22 x 19,5 cm. The whole sheet 36 x 27,5 cm. Hand coloured lithograph. Plate number 62 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 stains 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 24".

Item No: 2224