Game of Chance- 'General, do not speak constantly of the cavalry manoeuvres to that gentleman, he is a croupier in Monaco', p. 629 from 'L'Assiette Au Beurre', pub. 4th Jan. 1902 Oil Painting - (Emmanuel Poire) Caran d'Ache

Game of Chance- 'General, do not speak constantly of the cavalry manoeuvres to that gentleman, he is a croupier in Monaco', p. 629 from 'L'Assiette Au Beurre', pub. 4th Jan. 1902

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    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Game of Chance- 'General, do not speak constantly of the cavalry manoeuvres to that gentleman, he is a croupier in Monaco', p. 629 from 'L'Assiette Au Beurre', pub. 4th Jan. 1902", originally brought to life by the talented (Emmanuel Poire) Caran d'Ache. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to (Emmanuel Poire) Caran d'Ache and his artistic vision.

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  • Painting Description

    "General, do not speak constantly of the cavalry manoeuvres to that gentleman, he is a croupier in Monaco" is a satirical illustration by Emmanuel Poiré, better known by his pseudonym Caran d'Ache. This work was published on January 4, 1902, in the French satirical magazine "L'Assiette au Beurre," a periodical renowned for its biting social and political commentary through art. Caran d'Ache, a prominent figure in the world of caricature and illustration, was known for his sharp wit and keen observations of society, which he often expressed through his drawings.

    The illustration in question is a part of the broader oeuvre of Caran d'Ache, who frequently used humor and irony to critique the social norms and political issues of his time. The title itself is a humorous admonition, suggesting that the general's incessant talk about cavalry maneuvers is inappropriate or irrelevant to the croupier, whose professional life revolves around the gaming tables of Monaco rather than military strategy.

    "L'Assiette au Beurre" was a significant platform for artists like Caran d'Ache, providing them with the freedom to explore and express controversial and critical viewpoints. The magazine's illustrations often tackled themes such as class disparity, political corruption, and the absurdities of contemporary life. Caran d'Ache's contribution to the January 4, 1902 issue is emblematic of his style, blending humor with a subtle critique of societal roles and the disconnect between different social spheres.

    This particular work reflects the broader cultural and social milieu of early 20th-century France, a period marked by rapid modernization and significant social change. Through his art, Caran d'Ache captured the tensions and contradictions of his time, using his distinctive style to engage and provoke his audience. The illustration remains a testament to his skill as a caricaturist and his ability to convey complex social commentary through seemingly simple, yet profoundly insightful, imagery.

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