L'Ordre de la Jarretiere((Honni Soit Qui Mal y Pense!)).
Paris, Goupil, Vibery et C.ie, Editeurs, 15 Boulevart Montmatre et 7 Rue de Lancry / London Pub.d 1.st August 1846 by E. Gambart, Junnin & Co. 2 Berners St. Oxford St.
Hand coloured lithograph. Sheet size: 580 x 470mm (18¼ x 22¾"). Fine hand colouring. Large margins.
Plate 2 from 'Le Musée des Rieurs'. A well dressed young couple in a decoratively furnished bedroom. The woman looks down, smiling, leaning with her right foot resting on the mans thigh, as he kneels in front of her holding a garter. Goupil's blind stamp, bottom centre. Published in both Paris and London.
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