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Cartoon Drawings, ca. 1800 - 1950 (continued)
[Man with crown of coins sitting backwards on a small horse], [ca. 1860] (continued)
Extent: 1 drawing on bristol board: brown ink and watercolor over pencil ; 30 x 23 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon of a man wearing a crown of 5-franc coins, sitting backwards on a small horse. His long flowing beard rests on his belly. He travels over a globe, looking eastward toward the Levant while riding west across Europe. Possibly a caricature of one of numerous French bankers of financiers involved in making large loans to Middle Eastern rulers during the second half of the 19th century. Signed in ink lower right: Comba.
[A sick man attended by a doctor while five men watch], [ca. 1890]
Creator: Eugène Cottin (1840-1902)
Call No.: CD 1: Cottin, no. 1 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: ink over pencil with scraping out ; 14 x 22 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon of a man holding the wrist of a sick man, sitting in a chair, with a blanket over his torso and legs. Five other men stand and sit in the room, staring at the sick man. Paper trimmed.
[Women in a group], [ca. 1890]
Creator: Eugène Cottin (1840-1902)
Call No.: CD 1: Cottin, no. 2 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: ink over pencil ; 16 x 24.5 cm (sheet)
Note: A cartoon showing several women seated and standing around a table. One stands at the left, reading from a paper. Other women ignore her, by talking. One woman lights a cigarette for another. Signed: Cottin. Title cut off below image.
[The fretful porcupine, Hystrix Cristata], 1908
Creator: Will Crawford (1869-1944)
Call No.: CD 1: Crawford (W.), no. 2 (B)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: brush and ink ; 41 x 30 cm (sheet)
Note: A satire on military aggression in the Balkans prior to World War I, featuring a porcupine wearing a fez, whose quills are swords, rifles, bayonets, and other weapons. Title from Puck. Signed: Will Crawford. Stamped on verso: Keppler & Schwarzmann Nov. 5, 1908. Published in Puck, Dec. 9, 1908.
[Caricature of Alfred Bendiner on a tight rope], 1963
Creator: Adolf Dehn (1895-1968)
Call No.: CD 1: Dehn, no. 1 (A)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: blue ballpoint pen ; 35.5 x 28 cm (sheet)
Note: Title devised by cataloger. Signed: From Uncle Adolf. Inscribed: Happy birth dear Albert! Or is perhaps Alfred, Paris 23th July 1963.
[Cartoon cel of a bee in a flower from the animated film "The Story of Ferdinand"], 1937
Creator: Walt Disney Productions, producer
Call No.: CD 1: Disney, no. 9 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on celluloid and paper: airbrush, ink and tempera ; 18 x 18.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Title devised.
Comment...vous qui occupiez à vaste entresol du boulevard Haussmann installér dans une mansarde de Charonne? Provisoirement; pour n'avoir pas à loger les parents du province pendant Exposition: What... you who occupied that large flat on Boulevard Haussmann living in an attic in Charonne? Temporarily; so as not to have to house the relatives from the country during the exposition., 1897
Creator: Draner (b. 1833)
Call No.: CD 1: Draner, no. 1 (A)
Extent: 1 drawing on white wove paper: ink over pencil ; 13.5 x 10 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon shows a man talking to a couple in an attic bed chamber. The well-dressed couple can afford better lodging, but choose not to during the Paris exposition. Attribution not verified. Accompanied by published version. The caption varies slightly from the drawing. This cartoon is in reference to the Exposition of 1900 which was in Paris. Published in L'Illustration and Charivari, 1897.
[Caricature of Alfred Bendiner with small sketch of a man], [ca. 1950]
Creator: Alfred Dubout (1905-1976)
Call No.: CD 1: Dubout, no. 1 (A)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: crayon and pencil ; 25.5 x 24 (sheet)
Note: Title devised by cataloger. Signed: Dubout. Lithograph of French scene, entitled Kiosk, by Alfred Bendiner on verso. See also LOT 13143, no .6 (H)
Les vieux: The elderly, 1910
Creator: Pierre Henri Dumas (1886-1967)
Call No.: CD 1: Dumas, no. 1 (B)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: ink, Chinese white, black crayon and blue pencil with paste-on ; 50.5 x 36 cm (sheet)
Note: Humorous illustration shows an elderly man standing beside an elderly woman who sits in a chair holding a cat. Signed: Dumas, P. Drawing for cover of issue of French satirical journal. Published on cover of L'Assiette au Beurre, August 20, 1910. Exhibited in the Oval Gallery, Library of Congress, 1985.
Le Centenaire. Tu as mis tout ce temps-là grand père pour devenir aussi laid?: The Centenarian. You have taken all this time to get this ugly grandfather?, 1910
Creator: Pierre Henri Dumas (1886-1967)
Call No.: CD 1: Dumas, no. 2 (B)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: black crayon, ink, Chinese white and blue pencil ; 50.5 x 36 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon shows an old man, missing several teeth and with warts on his nose, leaning forward in his chair to talk with a young boy. The child stands facing his grandfather, holding a small toy by a string. Inscribed on recto: noir p 7. Published in L'Assiette au Beurre, August 20, 1910.
La vieille fille. Et mes chats sont là pour dire que mon coeur etait pouvant tout plein d'amour: The Old Woman. And my cats are there to say that my heart was still full of love, 1910
Creator: Pierre Henri Dumas (1886-1967)
Call No.: CD 1: Dumas, no. 3 (B)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: black crayon, ink, Chinese white and blue pencil ; 50.5 x 35.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon shows an old woman seated in a chair surrounded by cats. Signed Dumas, P. Inscribed on recto: noir p10. Published in L'Assiette au Beurre, August 20, 1910.
[Half-length profile of an old woman reading, facing left], [between 1870 and 1900]
Creator: Dupendant
Call No.: CD 1: Dupendant, no. 1 (A)
Extent: 1 drawing on tan wove paper: watercolor and brown ink ; 28.5 x 23.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Caricature of an elderly woman wearing a bonnet, reading a small book, which she holds close to her face, despite her glasses. Signed in ink lower right: Dupendant. Title devised.
Leon Gambetta, [between 1870 and 1882]
Creator: Dupendant
Call No.: CD 1: Dupendant, no. 2 (C)
Extent: 1 drawing on light brown wove paper: gray/brown ink wash over pencil ; 61 x 49.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Caricature shows Leon Gambetta standing facing left, tipping his hat, in this full-length portrait. Signed lower right: Durendant. Leon Gambetta (1838-1882) was one of the founders of the Third French Republic.
Henri Rochefort, [between 1870 and 1882]
Creator: Dupendant
Call No.: CD 1: Dupendant, no. 3 (C)
Extent: 1 drawing on light brown wove paper: gray/brown ink wash ; 62 x 48 cm (sheet)
Note: Caricature shows Henri Rochefort standing facing right and holding his hat and cane in one hand in this full-length portrait. Signed lower right: Dupendant. Henri Rochefort (1830-1913), was a French journalist and radical politician. He started three publications, which were political in nature: La Lanterne, La Marseillaise, and L'Intransigeant.
Garnier archit[ect] de l'opera; M[ademois]elle Maison, 1861, Apr. 27
Creator: François-Louis Français (1814-1897)
Call No.: CD 1: Français, no. 1 (AA)
Note: Bust-length caricature of Charles Garnier facing forward and caricature bust portrait, in profile, of an elderly woman. Titles inscribed on both drawings. Charles Garnier (1825-1898) designed the Paris Opera, erected between 1861 and 1875.
[Commemoration of the British victory at Tell el-Keber], [ca. 1882]
Creator: Bernhard Gillim (1856-1896)
Call No.: CD 1: Gillam, no. 10 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on bristol board: ink ; 19.5 x 16 cm (sheet)
Note: A sword labeled "Egypt in a scabbard labeled "Tel-El-Keber" bisects a central shield with a Union Jack motif. The handle of the sword forms a head, possibly of one of the English officers in Egypt or John Bull, wearing a top hat with a feather labeled "Victory." Crossing the sword are a rifle and an oar, both with hunting boots at their base. On the rifle hangs a laurel wreath labeled "Creedmore" and on the oar hangs a laurel wreath labeled "Thames." Title devised by cataloger. Signed: G. Possibly published in Puck magazine.
The Penal Code, 1881
Creator: Fredrich Graetz (1840- ca. 1913)
Call No.: CD 1: Graetz, no. 2 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on bristol board: ink ; 23 x 16 cm (sheet)
Note: Three bearded policeman with helmets pulled over their eyes, standing outside a saloon. Signed: F. Graetz. Published in Puck, May 16, 1883.
[Boy getting a drink of water from a laborer], [between 1860 and 1880]
Creator: Alfred Grévin (1827-1892)
Call No.: CD 1: Grévin, no . 1 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on ivory tracing paper mounted on paper: ink and watercolor ; 18.5 x 16 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon of a small boy with a package on his head, bending slightly to drink water from a hose held by a man in wooden shoes.
[Full-length figure of a woman in theatrical costume], [ca. 1880]
Creator: Alfred Grévin (1827-1892)
Call No.: CD 1: Grévin, no . 2 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on ivory tracing paper mounted on blue paper: ink and watercolor ; 18.5 x 16 cm (sheet)
Note: Caricature of a woman in short pants and an open top, standing with her legs slightly apart and her arms out. Title devised.
[Gentleman and woman in costume], [between 1860 and 1890]
Creator: Alfred Grévin (1827-1892)
Call No.: CD 1: Grévin, no . 3 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on off-white wove paper: graphite ; 18.5 x 12.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Caricature shows a tall gentlemen dressed in a coat with tails and a top hat, bending over to talk with a woman in costume, dressed in a short costume. Although she is facing away from him, she turns her head to listen to him. Title devised. Attributed to Alfred Grevin.
[Gentleman with two ladies in an interior, facing right], [ca. 1880]
Creator: Alfred Grévin (1827-1892)
Call No.: CD 1: Grévin, no . 4 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on ivory tracing paper mounted on blue paper: ink and watercolor ; 19 x 16 cm (sheet)
Note: Drawing shows a fashionably-dressed woman walking, holding the arm of a fashionable gentleman, who points to an image on the wall. Another woman walks behind them, perhaps whispering into the ear of the other woman. Title devised.
[Man and two women], [ca. 1870]
Creator: Alfred Grévin (1827-1892)
Call No.: CD 1: Grévin, no . 5 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on ivory tracing paper mounted on paper: ink and watercolor ; 19 x 15 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon shows a heavy set man standing on the bank of a stream staring at fish swimming in the water. Behind him, two women walk across a bridge. Title devised.
[Salome or exotic dancer], [between 1870 and 1890]
Creator: Alfred Grévin (1827-1892)
Call No.: CD 1: Grévin, no . 6 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on off-white wove paper: graphite with cutouts and paste-ons ; 22 x 10 cm (sheet)
Note: Caricature full-length portrait of a woman in a gossamer costume standing in a dance pose, her belly exposed. Stamped on recto: Vente Grevin 1894. Title devised.
[Two ladies dressing], [ca. 1850]
Creator: Alfred Grévin (1827-1892)
Call No.: CD 1: Grévin, no . 7 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on ivory wove paper mounted on paper: brown/black ink ; 9 x 9.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Illustration shows a heavy set woman in her undergarments having her corset tightened by her maid. A fully-dressed, thinner woman stands before her, admiring herself in the mirror. Signed in ink below image: Grevin. Title devised.
Il est tres bien, ton noveau coiffeur: He is very good, your hairdresser, 1891
Creator: Albert Guillaume (1873-1942)
Call No.: CD 1: Guillaume, no. 1 (B)
Extent: 1 drawing on bristol board: ink and blue wash over pencil ; 49.5 x 32 cm (sheet)
Note: Six panel cartoon depicts a woman with her lover and her husband. She sits on a chaise, embraced in her lover's arms. A maid interrupts them, and her lover immediately grabs a pair of scissors and a comb and begins to play with her hair, pretending to be a hairdresser. She dresses in a sheet over her undergarments. Her husband enters the room, and begins to kiss his wife as her lover combs her hair. As her lover leaves the room, the husband tips him. Signed: A. Guilluame. Published in Gil Blas Illustre, no. 18, October 25, 1891, p. 4.
A la porte St. Martin: At the gate of St. Martin, [ca. 1875]
Creator: Paul Hadol (1835-1875)
Call No.: CD 1: Hadol, no. 2 (A)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper mounted on green board: pencil ; 39.5 x 28 cm (sheet)
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