FLAGEOLET - CARICATURE
Bouchot, Frédéric (1798-1860)
"Etude sérieuse de la Marseillaise"Paris, c. 1840. Total size in mat: 16" h x 13" w (40.6 cm x 33 cm). Printed on wove paper with text on verso as usual. Signed by the artist in the stone. Overall in very good condition.
A French lithographic caricature by François Bouchot (1800–1842) which appeared in the Parisian journal Le Charivari, as number 11 of a series called Les bonnes Têtes Musicales. One sailor, holding a flageolet, stares at another sailor who is working hard to play another flageolet. Entitled Etude sèrieuse de la Marseillaise [Serious Study of the Marseillaise]GPH-12369$150