[The Crab Rider.]
Coloured etching with very large margins. 120 x 200mm (4¾ x 8").
A satire on Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812, with Bonaparte riding on a lobster, a laurel branch being knocked from his hand by a cossack rider's lance.
See BM 1925,0615.167 for a German version titled 'Der Krebsreiter'.
[Ref: 36753] £220.00