Design for a Painted Porcelain Plate, L'Écrevisse (Cancer) from the Le Zodiaque Travesti (The Farcical Zodiac) Service

Pen and brown, black ink, brush and brown, black wash, white gouache, red crayon, pink, tan watercolor, red crayon, graphite on cream laid paper mounted on cream laid paper, ruled border in pen and brown ink | 1824

Jean Charles Develly

Design for a painted porcelain plate, square format. Scene at a seafood restaurant whose sign is posted in the doorway: " à l'ecrevisse / et sa fille." A couple, right foreground, stand at the restaurant entrance. The figure of a man smokes a pipe, t...
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