Charles Amédée de Noé, called Cham (1818-1879) c. 1880
Woodburytype print on paper, mounted on album sheet
Size of sheet: 33 x 25 cm. Size of plate: 21.8 x 17.7 cm.
Charles Amédée de Noé, known as Cham (January 26, 1818, Paris – September 6, 1879, Paris), was a French caricaturist andlithographer. Raised by a family who wished him to attend a polytechnic school, he instead attended painting workshops by Nicolas Charlet and Paul Delaroche and began work as a cartoonist, taking on the pseudonym "Cham".