Jules Renard - Deux hommes libres - 1867

Coloured lithograph by Jules Renard (Draner) for the 1867 Universal Exhibition in Paris. It is the seventh illustration from a collection of fourteen, published by printers Dasacq & Cie, Éditeurs d’Estampes (14, rue Poissonnière, Paris). An advertising poster by Dasacq mentions this collection and states the following:”As well as this collection, where Mr. Draner deployed all his comic verve, which reflects what people saw in Paris during the Universal Exhibition: (…)”.  

Artist: Jules Jean Georges Renard (Draner).
Initialled “JR” on lower right.
Medium: Coloured lithograph.
Condition: Excellent condition
Dimensions: 27 x 19 cm. / 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
Frame: Sold without frame. Original mat included.
Provenance: Spain.