King Louis’ Orchard

Date
1869
Description

Le Verger du Roi Louis (original French title)

Etching on laid paper.
References: Beraldi 3-7 ; BN-IFF 32.
A poignant social commentary, clearly meant as an anti-Royalist criticism, the images was inspired by a three-verse poem by Théodore de Banville.

Main plate: 5 x 10 ⅞ inches.
Cartouche: 2 ¾ x 4 ⅜ inches. 

Size
7 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches
Price
$325