The Ill Requited Complaisance / Der Varkannte Eifer.
Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1853 by M. Knoedler, in the clerk's Office of the district Court of the United States for the Southern district of New York.
Hand coloured lithograph. Sheet size: 470 x 580mm (22¾ x 18¼"). Fine hand colouring with large margins.
Plate 60 from 'Le Musée des Rieurs'. An exterior scene depicting a man fending off an approaching gentleman in military uniform with an umbrella, as the woman he is with falls to the ground. A picnic basket hangs from his left arm. Goupil's blind stamp, bottom centre. Title in French, English and German below. Published in Paris, Berlin and New York.
[Ref: 32510] £260.00