Publié par Daziaro à Paris.
Lithograph with original hand colour and gum arabic, very large margins. Sheet: 280 x 430mm, (11 x 17").
A portrait of a superior officer at the Ecole du Genie, the French school of military engineering in Angers. An early form of camera on stand, tools and charts surround the officer who stands in front of a fireplace. "Draner" Jules Renard (1833 - 1926), from his series of 136 high quality lithographic military caricatures published by the firm of Daziaro in Paris 1862-1868. The series was entitled "Types Militaires: Galerie militaire de toutes les nations"
[Ref: 36356] £260.00