Lot 212: Faculté de Médicine et Professeurs à la Faculté de Droit. 1905
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931) Size: Each: 35 x 19 in./89 x 48.2 cm Imp. Ch. Wall, Paris A master of the art of caricature, Barrère gives us his take on two distinguished sets of professors: the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Law. Thanks to the tip-ons identifying the players at the bottom of each panel, we know that all were real people whose vices, personalities, and peccadilloes are perfectly expressed through Barrère's deft hand. (medicine, doctors, law, lawyers)
Condition Report: A-/ Slight tears & stains at edges.
Dimensions: Each: 35 x 19 in./89 x 48.2 cm
Artist or Maker: ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931)