1817 · Paris
Etching on paper, hand colored. 9 1/2" x 8" plate size. 15 3/4 x 12 full sheet. Slight darkening to margins, plate clean.
The Sauteuse or Jumping Waltz is performed by making a jetté or spring from one foot to the other every time the step is performed.
Le Bon genre was a popular series of caricature of social life and customs in Paris after Napoleon. A number of plates were devoted to fashionable dances.
Colas 2238 #21 (Inventory #: 983835)