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Baron Georges Eugene Haussmann French caricature

Baron Georges Eugene Haussmann

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French 19th century portrait caricature.
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Le Castor (Activite - Lucre)'. Depicts Baron Georges Eugene Haussmann (1809-91) as a Beaver. Haussmann was responsible for the redevelopment of Paris 1852-70. From 'La Menagerie Imperiale'. Published in Paris by Coulboeuf. Paul Hadol was a French illustrator, draftsman and caricaturist. During the 1870 war he published La Menagerie imperiale (The Imperial Zoo) - caricatures which placed the heads of members of the disgraced Bonaparte family and their conspirators on the bodies of animals. Faint vertical crease.
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artist Paul Hadol (1835-1875)
method Lithograph with original hand-colouring
date C1870
size 175mm by 120mm (image) 275mm by 175mm (sheet)
SKU CA2325