L'Appetit elle est bonne, c'est les jambes y va mal.
Chez Gihaut Frères éditeurs [Paris, n.d., c.1824].
Lithograph on india paper, india 195 x 170mm. 7½ x 6¾". Margins a little spotted.
Two men talking at an outdoor table: on the right a portly old soldier with walking stick eating and complaining of dodgy legs; to left seated opposite the slender and bespectacled figure of a violinist holding his instrument. Lithograph by Parisian illustrator Nicolas Toussaint Charlet (1792 - 1845), printed by Villain from a series of humorous military subjects"Cahier de fantasies par Charlet".
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