The siege

Honore Daumier, 20th century,

In 1870 and 1871, Cham (pseudοnym of Amédée de Noé) and Honoré Daumier draw and lithograph for the satirical magazine Le Charivari in Paris 39 black and white lithographs on the Siege of Paris by the Prussian army in 1870-1871. This Russian edition of 1920 contains 9 smaller-scale lithographs by Honoré Daumier. 

Honoré Daumier,
The siege – State Editions (Moscow) 1920
Album with text-introduction and 8 lithographs by
Daumier (scaled-down lithographic reproductions)
In 4° (29 cm x 24 cm) – Pages without numbering (14
pages with text & clichés and 8 full-page lithographs)
French-Russian school
No 794 Acquisition 2009
Cover with the lithograph The trunk is struck down but
the roots hold on (1871)
Lithograph Terrified by the heritage (1871)
Lithograph This killed that (1871)

  • Honore Daumier
  • 20th century
  • 20th Century