Honni soit qui mal y voit!..A windy day! / Der Windstoss!
aris, Goupil, Vibert et C.ie Editeurs, 15 Boulevart Montmartre et 7 Rue de Lancry / London, E Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxford St. [n.d., c.1853].
Fine hand coloured lithograph. Sheet size: 470 x 580mm (22¾ x 18¼"). Small repaired tear in title. Large margins.
Plate 11 from 'Le Musée des Rieurs'. A street scene on a windy day. A strong wind lifts a woman's dress and turns a gentleman's umbrella inside out, as his hat (and wig!) are blown away. Another woman has fallen to the ground to the right, whilst two children watch on from the road. Goupil's blind stamp, bottom centre. Title in French, English and German below. Published in London and Paris.
[Ref: 32499] £260.00