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Cartoon Drawings, ca. 1800 - 1950 (continued)
Le Tragedien de Max, [ca. 1901] (continued)
Creator: Unattributed
Call No.: CD 1: Unattributed, no. 17 (B)
Extent: 1 drawing on pressed paper: ink over pencil ; 50 x 35 cm (sheet)
Note: Caricature of Edouard Alexandre Max (known as De Max) dressed in a Roman costume standing in profile facing left. Signed: R.P. Max (1869-1924) was a distinguished Rumanian-born actor and a member of the Comedie Francaise. He was also a friend and leading man to Sarah Bernhardt.
[Fraternization], [between 1905 and 1906]
Creator: Unattributed
Call No.: CD 1: Unattributed, no. 18 (B)
Extent: 1 drawing on dark gray wove drawing paper: ink, watercolor and gouache over pencil with cut paper ; 27 x 40 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon shows a "reconciliation" between two double-amputee veterans of the Russo-Japanese War. The Russian sits on the ground, with two wooden legs, shaking the hand of the Japanese soldier who stands on two wooden legs, leaning against a crutch. Signed: Lahn[?] Inscribed on a separate piece of paper: Et a present qui vous pouvons plus nous battre, Aimissons peu ou nous aurions du commencier--allions nous!
La triunfadoro: The victor, [ca. 1840-1850]
Creator: Henri Vera
Call No.: CD 1: Vera, no . 1 (A)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper mounted on cardboard: pencil and watercolor ; 31.5 x 39.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon showing a family scene in which three women stand in a bare rom, one suckling her baby, a child holding a hoop leans close to them as an elderly man enters the room, singing. A woman comes down a staircase, with her mouth open, pulling her hair and screaming. Inscribed in pencil lower right: te querido amigo Antonio Casero, Henri Vera.
[Portrait of a man], [ca. 1830]
Creator: P. Veuillot
Call No.: CD 1: Veuillot, no. 1 (AA)
Extent: 1 drawing on off-white wove paper: watercolor over pencil ; 18.5 x 11 cm (sheet)
Note: Three-quarter length caricature portrait of a man, facing front. Attribution provided by Alfred Bender.
Les Petites Vestales, [ca. 1900]
Creator: Jean Villemot (1880-1958)
Call No.: CD 1: Viellemot, no. 1 (A)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: ink and watercolor ; 22 x 23.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Humorous theatrical drawing shows a woman conducting opera singers wearing costumes on a stage. They are identified, by the inscription below the image as Penelope M[adam]e Dufay, Nino Piccaluga as Scopas, Cyprio played by Mademoiselle G. Riva, O'nt nous played by Poggi, Patakles played by Gugon, Pyrogena played by McJanney and Diogene. Inscribed below image: Renaissance--Les petites vestales, opera bouffe en 3 actes de MM Depre et Bernede. Inscribed below title: En l'an 400 avant Jesus Christ fabrication de la Venus de Milo, so auteur fait un mariage d'amour et le riche Ganopier Patakles est cocu est content.-" Cenphu trechouet"...ajoutent, en grec les etriomiqueures de l'epoque. Les petites vestales was written in 1900 by Frederic Le Rey and Justin Clerice.
Vous ètes libre cocher? Le cocher goguenard--...V'la vingt-deux ans que je suis avec un blanchisseuse de la rue des Martyrs: Are you free driver? The driver, mockingly---...It's been twenty-two years since I have been with a laundress from the street of Martyrs, 1900
Creator: Jean Villemot (1880-1958)
Call No.: CD 1: Viellemot, no. 2 (A)
Extent: 1 drawing on heavy drawing paper: ink, crayon and blue wash ; 32.5 x 25 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon shows a woman standing on the street, hailing a hackney coachman. The heavyset driver sits in the coach leering at the woman. Signed: Jean Villemot 1900.
Pedeur. V'la qu'on somme!...faut y m'r habiller? Pas la peine...couche toi simplement sur le ventre!: Modesty. There's somebody ringing!...should I get dressed? Don't bother...just lie down on your stomach!, [ca. 1900]
Creator: Jean Villemot (1880-1958)
Call No.: CD 1: Viellemot, no. 3 (B)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: ink and blue wash over pencil ; 38.5 x 30.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Cartoon shows an artist standing in an interior with a nude female model in the background. She reaches to cover herself with a cloth, when she hears someone at the door. Signed: Jean Villemot.
The widow and orphan, 1909
Creator: Art Young (1866-1943)
Call No.: CD 1: Young (A.), no. 3 (C)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: ink and wash ; 48.5x 68 cm (sheet)
Note: A widow and an orphan are chased by stockbrokers who beg her to invest her insurance money. Signed: Arthur Young. Stamped on verso with Puck stamps: June 1909; March 1911. Publishedi n Pubk, July 7, 1909.
Drawings (General, non U.S.), ca. 1800 - 1904
Call No.: DRWG 1 (A) (B)
M[ademois]elle Mars, [ca. 1845]
Creator: Unattributed
Call No.: DRWG 1: Unattributed, no. 37 (A)
Extent: 1 drawing on ivory wove paper: brown ink and wash ; 14 x 12 cm (sheet)
La chanterie, [ca. 1800]
Creator: Unattributed
Call No.: DRWG 1: Unattributed, no. 38 (A)
Extent: 1 drawing on gray/green wove paper: lack ink and washes ; 11 x 8 cm (sheet)
Note: Inscribed: ...soir eustteuche [sic] la chanterie. Possibly by Leon-Beaupere.
[Harlequin or Polchinelle figure], [between 1874 and 1904]
Creator: Daniel Vierge (1851-1904)
Call No.: DRWG 1: Vierge, no. 1 (B)
Extent: 1 drawing on wove paper: pencil and watercolor ; 45 x 28 cm (sheet)
Note: Signed on verso: Vierge. Several small pencil sketches scenes of nuns on verso.
FP-XIX: Fine Prints, ca. 1855 - 1939
Call No.: FP-XIX (A) (B) (C) (D) (E)
Santa Sophia, [Constantinople], [1906]
Creator: Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Brangwyn, no. 22 (D)
Extent: 1 print on paper: etching ; 62.1 x 77.3 cm (sheet)
Note: Signed in pencil below image: Frank Brangwyn. Title and date from William Morris Gallery and Brangwyn Gift, "Catalogue of the works of Sir Frank Brangwyn, RA, 1867-1956," p. 64.
Bridge at [Millau (Pont a Millau)], [1919]
Creator: Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Brangwyn, no. 23 (D)
Extent: 1 print on paper: etching ; 68.2 x 82.3 cm (sheet)
Note: Signed in pencil below image: Fr Br.angwyn. Title and date from William Morris Gallery and Brangwyn Gift, "Catalogue of the works of Sir Frank Brangwyn, RA, 1867-1956," p. 42.
The bride, [between 1880 and 1934]
Creator: Charles Léandre (1862-1934)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Léandre, no. 2 (B)
Extent: 1 print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph ; 45.8 x 34 cm (mount)
Note: Signed on stone: C. Leandre.
La salle des Pas-Perdus a l'ancien Palais de Justice, [1855]
Creator: Charles Meyron (1821-1868)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Meyron, no. 48 (4th state) (B)
Extent: 1 print on paper: etching ; 27.1 x 43.9 cm (sheet)
Note: Letting below image scraped out. Dalteil, no. 48. State IV.
George Bernard Shaw, [between 1898 and 1939]
Creator: William Joseph Simpson (b.1878)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Simpson, no. 1 (A)
Extent: 1 print on paper mounted on board: woodcut with watercolor ; 36.5 x 27.5 cm (mount)
Note: Signed in red pencil: Joseph Simpson. Signed in block upper left: Simpson.
H.G. Wells, [between 1898 and 1939]
Creator: William Joseph Simpson (b.1878)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Simpson, no. 2 (A)
Extent: 1 print on paper mounted on board: woodcut with watercolor ; 36.5 x 27.5 cm (mount)
Note: Signed in red pencil: Joseph Simpson. Signed in block upper left: Simpson.
[Carriage and carnival], [between 1880 and 1923]
Creator: Théophile Alexandre Steinlen (1859-1923)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Steinlen, no. 23 (B)
Extent: 1 print on paper: lithograph ; 41.5 x 52.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Signed on stone: Steinlen. Signed in pencil lower right: Steinlen.
La promenade à Venise, [1904]
Creator: Jean Veber (1864-1928)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Veber, no. 25 (A)
Pégase, 1910
Creator: Jean Veber (1864-1928)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Veber, no. 110 (B)
Extent: 1 print on paper: lithograph ; 41.5 x 52 cm
Note: Signed in pencil. Pégase renacle et rue, harcele par un essaim de poetesses. Au loin, le Parthenon. From L'Oeuvre lithographie de Jean Veber. Pierre Veber et Louis Lacroix. Paris: Librairie Floury, 1931.
Les humoristes, 1911
Creator: Jean Veber (1864-1928)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Veber, no. 113 (A)
Extent: 1 print on paper: lithograph with color ; 6.5 x 9 cm (sheet)
Note: Veber, Willette, Forain and Leandre are recognizable behind the door. Used as a ticket for "Les Humoristes." This print alludes to censorchip of humorous journals in France. L'Oeuvre lithographie de Jean Veber. Pierre Veber et Louis Lacroix. Paris: Librairie Floury, 1931. Plate 55
Jaurés Bouche d'Or, 1904
Creator: Jean Veber (1864-1928)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Veber, no. 116 (B)
Extent: 1 print on paper: lithograph with color ; 32 x 50.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Jaurés was a socialist politician who was assassinated in 1914. L'oeuvre lithographie de Jean Veber. Pierre Veber et Louis Lacroix. Paris: Librairie Floury, 1931. Plate 56.
Babylon, 1918
Creator: William Walcot (1874-1943)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Walcot, no. 1 (D)
Extent: 1 print on paper: etching ; 50.9 x 70.2 cm (sheet)
Note: Inscribed within plate lower left: Terrace House, Milton under Wyghwood - 1918 - Oxon. Published in The Architectural Review (London), May 1918.
Trojan horse, [ca. 1920]
Creator: William Walcot (1874-1943)
Call No.: FP-XIX: Walcot, no. 2 (E)
Extent: 1 print on paper: etching ; 76.2 x 95.8 cm (sheet)
Note: Signed in pencil below image: W. Walcot.
[A cavalry officer and a slain imperial eagle], [ca. 1918]
Creator: Adolphe Willette
Call No.: FP-XIX: Willette, no. 4 (C)
Extent: 1 print on paper: lithograph ; 60 x 41.5 cm (sheet)
Note: Signed on stone: A. Willette. Signed in blue pencil lower right: No. 2 A. Willette.
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