Wine Inspection

Wine Inspection. Three rats as human wine commissioners at wine-casks, threatened by the cellarman with the rolling-pin “Mort aux Rats”. On the board cans + bottles. Colored etching. C. 1820. 9⅛ × 11⅜ in (23.1 × 28.8 cm).

With distich in the lower margin: Sur votre dos je vais poser / L’argent que j’ai à vous donner. – Trimmed within the white platemark with recess of the text. – Mounted at the corners, backed little tear at the upper margin.

Offer no. 9,533 / EUR  74. (c. US$ 86.) + shipping

„ Habe heute Ihre Sendung dankend erhalten. Freue mich schon, das Buch meinem Mann … zu Weihnachten zu schenken. Liebe Grüße aus … am Dachstein “

(Frau K. G., 12. September 2007)