Prints / Portraits & Caricatures

Price: EUR 30,00

[Plate] Mörner, Hjalmar

The Political Cab Driver.

[London] Printed by Graf & Sorel. [1832] Image 18,5 x 25 cm. The whole sheet 27,5 x 38,5 cm.

A few creases and a couple of spots in the margins.

A cab driver reading a newspaper and feeding his horse at the same time. A cute dog looking at his master. Mörner, a swedish artist and noble man lived in Italy in the 1820s, where he among other things published his most famous work "Il Carnevale di Roma". In the early 1830s he stayed in London where he published two caricature albums "Humorous Sketches" and "Miscellaneous Sketches of Contrasts". The present plate is from the first of these two works. Printed on Whatman paper. An uncommon plate.

Item No: 3813