La Famille Africaine.
Chez Aubert gal. vero-dodat. Imp. d'Aubert et de Junca. [Paris, 1823-1828.]
Lithograph, sheet 260 x 210mm. 11½ x 8¼".
Louis-Léopold Boilly, (1761 - 1845), He studied painting as a teenager before moving to Paris in 1785. He created images of the Parisian Salon lifestyle with great detail of expression, gesture, costuming, and textiles. His most famous printed lithographs are 'Recueil de grimâces'. A caricature of an African family (five adults and a baby), with exaggerated racial characteristics, from Louis Léopold Boilly's (1761 - 1845) 'Recueil de grimâces' series of studies of facial expression and gesture.
[Ref: 17975] £280.00