(To pass pay). A lady being helped for pay to cross a dirty or wet street.
aquatint etching with original hand colouring on wove paper. Watermark: grapes.
Sheet size: 26,7 x 34,5 cm. Image size: 25 x 32 cm.
Prints by Debucourt are mostly found in photogravures. This is an original print by Debucourt.
Made by Philip Louis Debucourt after Charles Vernet. Philip Louis Debucourt / Dubucourt (1755-1832) was a French painter and engraver, student of Vien, active in Paris. He specialised in large very finely worked aquatints. Carle (1758-1835) Vernet was a French painter. Carle was known for his hunting and race scenes, as well as his work as a lithographer.
Condition: Good, given age. Light soiling. Sheet trimmed. Small backed tears at bottom left and top left. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: PASSEZ-PAYEZ-CROSS A STREET-SATIRE