Graduation de la Famille Anglaise.
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 310 x 230mm, (12¼ x 9"). Trimmed within plate.
Social satire; an English soldier with his wife and other family members arranged in descending order of height - right down to a puppet controlled by a young boy at the far left end. By Jean Baptiste Genty (1770 - 1820; fl). He is recorded as a miniaturist exhibiting from 1799 to 1808, pupil of Jacques-Louis David. From 1814 he became a publisher of caricatures, lithographs and costume plates.
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