16098

SATIRE ON SCARRON’S ñROMAN COMIQUEî

The Slumbers of Ragotin Interrupted.

Published
(London)

Description
Broadside, oblong folio, etched by J. Bretherton from the drawing by Bunbury, light water stain, and lightly aged, cut slightly skew at foot, printed one side.

£150.00

SKU: 16098

Product Description

One of a series of Satires issued in the late 18th Century due to the popularity of Scarron’s novel ñRoman Comiqueî. The scene set in an Inn shows Ragotin, almost bald, sitting in an upright chair with a ram about to butt him, with a group of ladies in attendance.