Mid -18th C. Poem & Watercolor - an acerbic commentary on the artifices and contrivances of contemporary womanhood
The hand painted satirical caricature measures 5 3/4 x 9 inches and the accompanying poem is also on a 5 3/4 x 9 inch page. Loosely translated the verse is titled "Confidential report on the findings during an autopsy" and beginsThe heart was split and perforatedby arrows that had entered it a sponge's ____ would have been usefulto suck up the filthThat Which won her honoris a wreath, now decomposed,has many to knick and is wispy as brushwood,rods for children's rumps(complete loose translation accompanies the verse. Art is signed in the bottom right "Detiene Fapres Reinhart". Created on laid paper ; some wear.
(Inventory #: 26002327)
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