Racahout of the Arabs. Honore DAUMIER, Charles PHILIPON.

Racahout of the Arabs

Paris: Chez Aubert, 1836.

Lithograph with original hand coloring. 10 x 13 1/4 inches. Plate 69. Some scuffs, foxing and toning on margins but luminous coloring.

The caption below the image is in French and translates to: "Be careful !! If you are asked for the Racahout of the Arabs for the fattening of all kinds of sultanas, the Nafé from Arabia for breastfeeding children of all ages, the Kaïffa of orient for gastritis and corns on the feet, Théobrome for vomiting, Amandine, Indostane, Osman-Iglou, Paraguay-Roux, Creosote, Chocolate with Salep, hypocras, White Mustard for black moods, toothaches and size deviations, Colossal Cabbage Seed, you will take in this bag, always in the same, do not go wrong !!! and you serve it in powder, paste, liquor or seed, depending on your idea. Either farina gruel or the origins of hot chocolate. From the rare album of 100 caricatures called Caricaturana (Les Cent Robert-Macaire). This collaboration with Philipon takes aim at French society through satire behind the vehicle of invented swindler Robert Macaire.

Binding: Hardcover
Language: French

Price: $475.00

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