Early French satirical lithograph print where two men with rooster heads fight for the honor of a lady with a hen head, standing in the background. The text on the page reads as follows: Vo-insulté Milady! J. J. Grandville, Langlumé lith. J. J. Grandville was the pseudonym of French caricaturist Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard (born 1803, Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle – died 1847, Vanves). This lithograph is of a series of seventy scenes from Les Métamorphoses du jour (1828–29), the work that made him famous. The full original series is part of the collection of the British Museum and is dated 1829. Comes in a thin black frame with an antique mat decorated in the traditional fashion, with hand drawn lines and hand painted watercolor borders. With small tears, scratches, toning and stains, It shows it's age but is still charming. Shipped fully insured with tracking number. Make an offer!
Measurements: Frame: 12.5" by 11.5"; Visible Image: 7.25" by 5.5" approximately.
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