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$ 89.) + shipping

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