Caricature, Humor, Chinese Woman, Adrien-Victor Auger, Dandy
Ohne Titel. However identified as
"La Chinoise De Province Et Son Magot, Ou Le Bon Gout Transplanté"
The provincial Chinese and her monkey (Macaca)
Die provinzielle Chinesin und ihr Affe
Humor, Caricature, Adrien-Victor Auger, Dandy
Copper etching by A. Hu.Fine original hand coloring. After the drawing by Adrien-Victor Auger (1787-1854)
Original antique print
Souped up provincial dame and her Dandy coming to town where he reads theater and other advertisements. A wonderful caricature depicting the view of Parisian city folk on provincial visitors, the man trying hard to be held for a Dandy.
Print had been trimmed to image edge line on three sides: Upper, left and lower margins were lost including title. Margins have been added. Artists' addresses are intact. A. Hu could not be identified. Light water stain in left margin.
Image size: 35,3 x 23,4 cm (ca. 13.9 x 9.2")