1842 Grandville - The Honey Bees Hive - Caricature Hand Col Engraving
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1842 GRANDVILLE - THE HONEY BEES Hive - Caricature Hand col Engraving Description
GRANDVILLE [Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard]
ca 26 x 16.5 cm/10 x 7 inches.
Fine engraving in HAND COLOR
FROM: Scenes de la vie ... des animaux, FIRST EDITION.
ORIGINAL ANTIQUE ENGRAVING FROM THE FIRST EDITION.
SCARCE IN FINE ORIGINAL HAND COLOUR.
Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard (September 13, 1803, Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle – March 17, 1847, Vanves), generally known by the pseudonym of J. J. Grandville, was a French caricaturist.
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