Subject: 2 Antique master prints, titled: ”Il m”a tire les Oreilles. – Tant mieux! C”est bien fait.” – (He has pulled me by the ears. – Very Good! Well done.) Set of 2 matching prints of a schoolboy, probably reprimanded by his teacher and a girl agreeing.
Condition: Fair, given age. Images fine, with some surface damage. Damage to surrounding borders and paper edges: paper loss, tear, surface damage as visible on scans. Sold with all faults. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Stipple engraving on hand laid (verge type with chainlines) paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 20 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 20 x 24.3 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 7.9 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 7.9 x 9.6 inch.
Part Number: 66524
Description: Source unknown, to be determined.
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Perre’ after ‘Danloux’. We have not been able to find information on this engraver. Henri Pierre Danloux (1753-1809) was a French painter who moved to England during the revolution and was succesfull there as well.