Marriage proposal, French satire print [PLANCHER, 18th c.]

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“Superb good taste. Dodamn… You may return when my proposing has been done”. A French military figure sending away a servant with a gift basket, while he is proposing to a girl.

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No. 11. Supreme Bon Ton. Godam… Vous revenir quand mon declaration il sera faite.

(Superb good taste. Dodamn… You may return when my proposing has been done.) Marriage proposal, French satire print. A French military figure sending away a servant with a gift basket, while he is proposing to a girl. Any further input appreciated.

Etching with original hand colouring on hand laid paper. Watermark: letters C.P.
Sheet size: 40,5 x 27 cm. Image size: 32 x 23,5 cm.
Published by Plancher, Rue Serpente No. 14 in Paris. Engraver, artist to be determined.

Anonymous.

Condition: Good, given age. Light creasing, soiling and staining. Remains of paper on rear from previous attachment. Sheet trimmed close to platemarks. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: MARRIAGE PROPOSAL, FRENCH SATIRE, MILITARY.
Back to Category Humour and Satire.

PCO-A3-06

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Dimensions 40 × 40 × 1 cm
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