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Francisque Sarcey (1827-1899) c. 1880
Franck (François-Marie Gobinet de Villecholle)
* 1816 † 1906
Woodburytype print on paper, mounted on album sheet
Size of sheet: 33 x 25 cm. Size of plate: 21.8 x 17 cm.Francisque Sarcey was a French journalist and theatre critic. His long career as a theatre critic for some of France’s most important newspapers meant he became an esteemed and well-known public figure. He was regularly caricatured and students often carried a voluminous figure of him during the carnival.