Stolen Thieves - Artistic Imagery Maison Quantin - Original Board
The quantin imagery plates are divided into series, each of which consists of twenty titles. Between 1886 and the years 1902-1904, about twenty series were published for Quantin imagery. A twenty-first series was published in the middle of the First World War, probably in 1917. The "Artistic Imagery" would thus count a total of 420 titles.
Inventory number: 2010.5.27763.31 LIV
Title: STOLEN THIEVES
Author: MALTESTE Louis (cartoonist); Ducourtioux and Huillard (engraver)
Details concerning the author: Chartres, 1862; Paris, 1928
Performer: QUANTIN (printer, editor)
Place of creation: France, Paris (place of publication)
Vintage of the work: 1895 legal deposit
Period (century or millennium): 4th quarter 19th century
Technique and materials: paper (chromotypography); chromotypography
Dimensions: H. 36.4 cm; l. 25.8 cm (page)
Genesis: related work
Details concerning the genesis: Series 13 published in plank and album in 1895 (source: Revue Signs supplement 1/01). Original plate (2002.1.90.1), coloring (2002.1.90.2), black and white printing (2002.1.90.3) and color print (2002.1.90.4) kept at the Cité internationale de la bande dessinée et de l'image in Angoulême.
Name: album; page (set element)
Appellation: Artistic imagery; Series 13; historiette
Representation - Iconography: sequence of scenes (narrative cycle; thief, hat, cane, meal: table, soup bowl, smoke, cupboard; barrel, wine, lock; man, observation, flower: pot; bottle; plot, theft, water, anger, blow).