[Ten fantastical portraits of tradesmen.]Blacksmith - Le Forgeron. [&] Joiner - Le Menuisier. [&] Musician - Le Musicien. [&] Fisherman - Le Pêcheur. [&] Fruitiere - La Fruitière. [&] Tailor - Le Tailleur. [&] Barber - Le Perruquier. [&] Florist - La Bouquetière. [&] The Writer - L'Ecrivain. [&] Armourer - L'Armurier.
10 coloured aquatints, very scarce. Each sheet c. 260 x 120mm, 10¼ x 4¾" Trimmed for inclusion in a scrapbook, signs of wear.
Ten head-and-shoulders portraits of tradesmen, with the features made up from arrangements of the tools of their trade. For example the Barber is made up of a wig and stand, razor, scissors, shaving brush and apron.
[Ref: 27131] £650.00