La Petite Espiegle. The Little Quiz.
Paris, chez Rittner, Boulevard Montmatre, 12. [n.d., c.1835.]
Stipple, 230 x 170mm. 9 x 6¾". A fine impression, uncut.
A girl looking over her left shoulder at the viewer, wearing a locket on a chain which she holds open in her hand; it appears to reveal a miniature bust portrait. Three lines of verse from 'Alastor, or The Spirit of Solitude' by Percy Bysshe Shelley, in French and English below each respective title. A French copy of an English print, after Edward Chatfield (1802 - 1839).
See BM: 1891,0511.153. Ex Collection Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 18589] £160.00