Antique Vanity Fair ''Commander in chief in India" 'J. Tissot' Chromolithograph Print
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• A mounted chromolithograph print published March, 25, 1876, by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Ltd. Lith., for Vanity Fair. • The picture is titled 'Commander in Chief in India' and is an original print mounted and professionally framed. • When first published in the weekly additions of Vanity Fair each caricature would come with an amusing biography, none attached to the back of the frame.
Vanity Fair was published in London from 1869 to 1914, and each magazine would contain a loose print of a caricature painted by various artists. James Jacques Tissot (1836-1902), French painter and printmaker Artist associated with 68 portraits In the 1860s and 1870s, James Tissot was one of an international group of artists who worked for Vanity Fair magazine. They produced caricatures of many of the leading characters of the day, including artists, athletes, royalty, statesmen, scientists, authors, actors, soldiers, and scholars.
Condition: Wear consistent with age and use - frame has minor scratches, minor staining on matting and print (see photo)