• Old Masters & 19th Century Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5491

    Old Masters & 19th Century Art

    28 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 240

    Jean-François Raffaelli (Paris 1850-1924)

    Emile Loubet, a caricature

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    Jean-François Raffaelli (Paris 1850-1924)
    Emile Loubet, a caricature
    signed and dated 'JF. Raffaelli/77' (lower right)
    pen and watercolour
    14¾ x 10¼ in. (37.5 x 26 cm.)


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    It is possible that this depiction refers to Loubet's involvement as one of the famous 363 who on 16 May 1877 (Seize Mai) passed the vote of no confidence in the ministry of the Duc de Broglie.

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