The Marriage Proposal Early 19th.Century French Caricature Etching Circa.1815

The Marriage Proposal Early 19th.Century French Caricature Etching Circa.1815

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Supreme Bon Ton. Hand coloured etching Circa.1815. Godam...Vous revenir quand mon declaration il sera faite. (Godamn…You may return when my proposing has been done.) Marriage proposal, French satire print. A British Officer (possibly a caricature of The Duke of Wellington) is depicted sending away a young woman whilst he proposes to another. Etching with original hand colouring on laid paper.
Sheet size: 40.5 x 25 cms.
Published by Plancher, Rue Serpente No. 14 in Paris.