Title inscribed with a brush in watercolor at foot of drawing.
Watercolor drawing by Pigal for a lithograph published as no. 35 of a volume of 50 hand colored lithographic plates printed by Langlumé and issued with the title: Recueil de scènes populaires. Paris : Martinet & Gihaut, 1822.
Drawing shows a man addressing a stout woman in a cap who stands on a pair of steps, her hands folded in front of her and an astonished expression on her face.
Pigal, Edmé Jean, 1798-1872. Recueil de scènes populaires. 35.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.