Bouchot, Frédéric (1798-1860)
French Caricature: "Les bonnes tétes musicales -- Musique de la garde nationale"Matted in a gilt frame having a total measurement of 19" h x 16" w. Good condition.
Amusing French caricature by Frédéric Bouchot (1798-186?), who worked for many French caricature magazines and was well known for his musical subjects. The caricature is number 16 of a set of 30 (second quarter of the 19th century), and is entitled "Section des instrumens honteux" (section of disreputable instruments), and the caricature depicts a pair of percussionists playing triangle and cymbals. The lithograph is hand-colored with gelatin overtones.GPH-10694$350