La Paisane Drolatre, Grasse et Ronde, Espouse a L'Avenir feconde. [The ridiculous peasant-girl, vulgar and fat, future fertile wife.]
Wilh: Koning exc. [n.d., c.1720s.]
Etching with engraved lettering set into decorative engraved border printed from separate plate, sheet 265 x 175mm. 10½ x 7". Trimmed to plate and glued to album page.
A grotesque caricature of a country girl sniffing a bunch of flowers, villagers and their houses in the background. Text in German, French and Dutch below. Numbered '37' in image to right, presumably from a satirical series. Engraved by Joost van Sasse, published probably in Amsterdam by Wilhelm Koningh.
[Ref: 11715] £120.00