Le Md. de Couteaux et Peignes. [Blade/razor and comb seller.]
[Paris, n.d., c.1775.]
Etching printed in red, laid paper, very scarce, 175 x 120mm. 7 x 4¾".
Four lines of verse below title; numbered '42' 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.
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