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La Civilisation Aux Iles Marquises.
La Civilisation Aux Iles Marquises. Un Fruit De La Civilisation.
[Artist's signature in image.] Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
Chez Pannier Edit. R. du Croissant, 16. [Paris, c.1840.]
Lithographic magazine illustration, letterpress to verso, sheet 370 x 255mm. 14½ x 10". Folds. Tatty left extremity.
French colonial/racial satire; a tattooed inhabitant of French Polynesia is surprised that his infant has pale skin, to which a Frenchman replies that the child is already 'un fruit de la civilisation francaise!'.
[Ref: 13190]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Morceau Capital de L'Exposition.
Morceau Capital de L'Exposition. On ne sait ce qu'on doit le plus admirer, ou de la patience du fabricant ou de celle du public qui attend chaque jour, pendant quatre ou cinq heurres, au concert que ne commence jamais.
[G. Vennier facsimile signature] Imp. Aubert & Co.
Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse [n.d., c.1850].
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet size: 357 x 270mm (13¾ x 10½"). Scuffing to sheet. Small tear in lower edge of sheet. Crease to lower right corner.
Plate number 6 from the French, 'Croquis du Jour' or 'Sketch of the Day' series. A group of well dressed figures gathered around a row of squirrels with instruments, patiently waiting for them to start playing.
[Ref: 32192]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Erreurs. No.5.
Erreurs. No.5. Pardon, Monsieur, nous avons oublié le vin du Rhin, c'est 20 fr. de plus!!
Bouchot [in the plate.]
Imp. d'Aubert & C.ie Chez Aubert gal Vero. dodat. [n.d. c.1838.]
Lithograph. 361 x 280mm. 14¼ x 11".
A satire at a restaurant; the waiter apologising to the client that he had forgotten the wine at 20 frances more! It forms part of an 1838 series of lithographs devised by Bouchot for "Le Charivari" under the thematic title of "Erreurs". From 'Le Charivari', the illustrated newspaper published in Paris, from 1832 to 1937. After 1835, when the government banned political caricature, Le Charivari began publishing satires of everyday life.
[Ref: 22881]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Mrs. Dorus-Gras.
Mrs. Dorus-Gras. Galerie de la Presse, de la littérature & des Beaux-Arts.
Ch. Fogt. Imp d'Aubert & Co.
Chez Aubert gal Véro-Dodat. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet size: 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8¼").
Julie Dorus-Gras (1805 - 1896) was a Belgian operatic soprano. To begin her career she made a concert tour which took her to Brussels. Her concert was so successful, that Count de Liederkerke offered her a contract to sing operatic roles. Dorus acquired the name Gras on 19th April 1833, when she married one of the leading violinists in the orchestra of the Paris Opera. From a series of portraits published in 1838-43 by Aubert & co.
[Ref: 36997]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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M.elle. Falcon.
M.elle. Falcon. Galerie de la Presse, de la littérature & des Beaux-Arts.
Imp d'Aubert & Co.
Chez Aubert gal Véro-Dodat. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet size: 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8¼").
Cornélie Falcon (1814 - 1897) was a French soprano who sang at the Opéra in Paris. Her greatest success was creating the role of Valentine in Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots. She and the tenor Adolphe Nourrit are credited with being primarily responsible for raising artistic standards at the Opéra, and the roles in which she excelled came to be known as 'falcon soprano' parts. From a series of portraits published in 1838-43 by Aubert & co.
[Ref: 37000]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Lablache.
Lablache. Galerie de la Presse, de la littérature & des Beaux-Arts.
Imp d'Aubert & Co.
Chez Aubert gal Véro-Dodat. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet size: 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8¼").
Luigi Lablache (1794 - 1858) was an Italian opera singer of French and Irish heritage. He was most noted for his comic performances, possessing a powerful and agile bass voice, a wide range, and adroit acting skills. Leporello in Don Giovanni was one of his signature roles. In 1836/37 he taught singing to Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, the later Queen Victoria. From a series of portraits published in 1838-43 by Aubert & co.
[Ref: 36998]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Rubini.
Rubini. Galerie de la Presse, de la littérature & des Beaux-Arts.
Imp d'Aubert & Co.
Chez Aubert gal Véro-Dodat. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet size: 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8¼").
Giovanni Battista Rubini (179 - 1854) was an Italian tenor, remembered as an extraordinary bel canto singer, one of the most famous in Europe in the 1820s to 1840s. From a series of portraits published in 1838-43 by Aubert & co.
[Ref: 36996]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Tamburini.
Tamburini. Galerie de la Presse, de la littérature & des Beaux-Arts.
Imp d'Aubert & Co.
Chez Aubert gal Véro-Dodat. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet size: 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8¼").
Antonio Tamburini (1800 - 1876) was an Italian operatic baritone. Tamburini is famous for his association with the operas of Bellini such as 'I Puritani', and was one of the so called 'Puritani Quartet' of leading international singers, along with Grisi, Rubini [ref: 36996] and the bass Luigi Lablache [ref: 36998]. From a series of portraits published in 1838-43 by Aubert & co.
[Ref: 36999]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Nouvelle Lanterne Magique.
Nouvelle Lanterne Magique. A la bataille de l'Isly, c'est la qu' nous avons evu de l'agrement! ...
J. Platier [signed in plate.]
chez Aubert Place de la Bourse. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie [Paris, n.d., c.1840s].
Lithograph, sheet 245 x 315mm. 9¾ x 12½".
Social satire: two French army veterans of the Battle of Isly (August 14, 1844) commiserate over a bottle of wine, one man complaining that the only booty captured by the French army was an umbrella and some pipes. The uniforms suggest that the man on the left is artillery, his comrade across the table infantry. The Battle of Isly was fought between France and Morocco near Oujda, Morocco. The French Marshal Bugeaud, who recovered the Moroccan commander's tent and umbrella (equivalent to capturing a military standard in European warfare), was made Duke of Isly for his victory. Numbered '69' upper right; from a series of caricatures published in a Paris periodical.
[Ref: 22425]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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Marié.
Marié. Galerie de la Presse, de la littérature & des Beaux-Arts.
Imp d'Aubert & Co.
Chez Aubert gal Véro-Dodat. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet size: 270 x 205mm (10½ x 8¼").
A portrait of Italian tenor Mécène Marié de l'Isle (1811-79). His career began in the chorus of the Opéra-Comique in Paris, and in 1840 he played Tonio in the world premiere of Donizetti’s 'La fille du régiment'. His daughter Célestine Galli-Marié played Carmen at the premiere of Bizet's opera. From a series of portraits published in 1838-43 by Aubert & co.
[Ref: 37001]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Les Malades et Les Médecins.9. L'Orthopédiste. Monsieur ….voici votre fils que grace à mes soins est radicalement gueri de sa déplorable gibbosité …du reste il est dans un état de santé parfaite….trop parfaite même, car au premier abord on pourrait croire
Les Malades et Les Médecins.9. L'Orthopédiste. Monsieur ….voici votre fils que grace à mes soins est radicalement gueri de sa déplorable gibbosité …du reste il est dans un état de santé parfaite….trop parfaite même, car au premier abord on pourrait croire qu’il est encore un peu bossu,….mais cela tient uniquement à ce qu’il est trop gras du dos!
Ch. Jacques [facsimile within image.] Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
Chez Pannier & Cie. Edrs. R. du Croissant, 16. Chez Aubert & Cie. Pl de la Bourse, 23. [n.d. c.1840.]
Lithograph. 359 x 274mm. 14 x 10¾". Small tears. Crease to the left-hand side.
Medical satire. The Dr is claiming that the boy being of perfect health, too perfect even, has the deformation of being hunchback, but not quite: he claims that it is just a bit too much fat on the back!
[Ref: 12927]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Perfils Contemporains. Professeur d'escrime. Professeur de danse. Professeur de langues. Professeur de musique. Professeur de dessin.
Perfils Contemporains. Professeur d'escrime. Professeur de danse. Professeur de langues. Professeur de musique. Professeur de dessin.
Platier. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse. Chez Bauger & Cie. R. du Croissant, 16. [n.d. c.1860.]
Lithograph. 344 x 267mm. 13½ x 10½".
Five satirical and quirky depictions of teachers.
[Ref: 15696]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Four seasons]  Les Quatre Saisons.
[Four seasons] Les Quatre Saisons. Le Printems. [&] L'Ete. [&] L'Automne. [&] L'Hiver.
J. Platier [signed on stone.] Chez Bauger & Cie. R. du Croissant, 16.
Chez Aubert Pl. de la Bourse. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie [Paris, n.d., c.1840s].
Complete set of four lithographs, allegories of the seasons, sheets each c.360 x 280mm. 14¼ x 11".
Social satires illustrating French seasonal activities. A street seller of flowers; a nearly naked river-swimmer whose clothes have been stolen; two intoxicated drinkers; and a shivering struggling artist inside his dilapidated studio/bedroom beside a canvas.
[Ref: 24308]   £240.00   view all images for this item
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Les Restaurants de Paris.
Les Restaurants de Paris. "Un boeuf mode! une cotelette nature! pressez ma cuisse!"
J. Platier [signed in plate.]
Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse, 29. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie [Paris, n.d., c.1840s].
Lithograph, sheet 325 x 245mm. 12¾ x 9¾". Little foxing off image.
Social satire: a waiter bellowing instructions to an unseen chef through the half-opened kitchen door. Numbered '3' upper right; from a series of caricatures published in a Paris periodical.
[Ref: 22422]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Les Restaurants de Paris.
Les Restaurants de Paris. Enlevez le mendiant!
J. Platier [signed in plate.]
Chez Aubert & Cie. Pl. de la Bourse 29. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie [Paris, n.d., c.1840s].
Lithograph, sheet 325 x 245mm. 12¾ x 9¾". Little foxing off image.
Social satire: a young 'serveuse' behind a food counter; cheese, vegetables, other hot and cold food and drink in front of her. Numbered '5' upper right; from a series of caricatures published in a Paris periodical.
[Ref: 22423]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Les Restaurants de Paris.
Les Restaurants de Paris. -Mes huitres garcon! ...
J. Platier [signed in plate.]
Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse, 29. Imp. d'Aubert & Cie [Paris, n.d., c.1840s].
Lithograph, sheet 325 x 245mm. 12¾ x 9¾".
Social satire: a man in top hat complains to the waiter about the long time he has had to wait for his oysters, which the waiter is finally bringing to his table. The customer's walking stick hangs on a hook on the wall behind; an empty wine decanter and glass in front of him. Numbered '6' upper right; from a series of caricatures published in a Paris periodical.
[Ref: 22424]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Georges Sand.
Georges Sand. Galerie de la Presse, de la literature et des Beaux Arts.
7. Chez Aubert gal. Véro-Dodat. Imp. Aubert et C.ie.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph with large margins. Printed area 210 x 145mm (8¼ x 5¾"). Blind stamp of the Galerie de la Presse.
Portrait of the prolific French novelist Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin (1804-76), better known as George Sand. Her lovers included Chopin and Alfred de Musset.
[Ref: 31884]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Les Chanteurs Ambulans. [The Strolling Musicians.]
Les Chanteurs Ambulans. [The Strolling Musicians.]
Imp. d'Aubert & Cie.
Chez Bauger R. du Croissant. 16. [Paris, c.1841.]
Lithograph, sheet 360 x 250mm. 14¼ x 9¾".
A man with fiddle or violin and woman with guitar serenade a spruce Parisian dinner table. Numbered 'No.2' upper right, from the 'Physionomie de Paris' series of social caricatures.
[Ref: 17983]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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