La Charmante Catin. [The Charming Doll.]
[Paris, n.d., c.1775.]
Etching printed in red, laid paper, very scarce, 170 x 120mm. 6¾ x 4¾".
Four lines of verse below title; numbered '29' upper right. After Edme Bouchardon (1698-1762) famous series "Etudes dans le bas peuple prises ou les cris de Paris" Bouchardon executed drawings of Paris street merchants, Cris de Paris, that were widely distributed as engravings; some figures were reproduced in porcelain by the Meissen porcelain manufactory.
[Ref: 22946] £160.00