Trop & Trop Peu, (ou les gens du jour et du lendemain).Pasquinade. Fevrier 1831, No.9.
A Turin, chez Ardit, M.d d’Estampes, Rue Vivienne, 2.
Coloured lithograph with large margins. 311 x 444mm (12¼ x 17½"). Collector's mark lower right corner.
Plate 9; Satire showing poor people gathered on a square, being served hot food by a woman. Beyond, a lithographic printing house and a restaurant with the French flag. In the restaurant some officers wearing uniforms, eating and drinking. The series title of this lithograph, 'Pasquinades', means in French satires which ridicule a person and are generally written and posted in a place. In this series of lithographs the satires are on politics. Monnier contribued to illustrate the 'Pasquinades', published by E. Ardit between December 1830 and February 1831. From the collection of A.H. Rouart, an afficionado of the Romantic period who assembled 'un nombreux choix de lithographies en très belles épreuves' (Lugt).
Lugt: 2187a: A.H. Rouart (1839-1911).
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