[Caricature of a dwarfish miser.]
Engraving. Sheet 290 x 185mm, 11½ x 7¼". Trimmed within plate.
A caricature featuring a dwarfish miser in a ragged hat, with two others counting coins. One of series about the characteristics of dwarfs, in this case avarice, by Johann Mathias Steidlin, who is better known for his architectural engravings, especially those of Weissenau Abbey. With German and Latin text under the image.
[Ref: 10829] £240.00