Lancon, Auguste Andre (1836-87); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 1871. Les Oeuvres de la Commune, la colonne aussitot apres sa chute; Commune of Paris, insurrection of Paris from 18th March to 28th May 1871; Communards led by Gustave Courbet tore down the column; during 1873-74 the column was reestablished; column in the style of Trajan's Column in Rome, built in 1806-10, stone core encased in the bronze of 1250 cannons captured at the Battle of Austerlitz; Provenance: Private Collection / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.