Cham [Conte de Amédée Charles Henri Noé]
French, (19th Century)
Le Jeu de Bourse (The Stock Market Game – Chasing Fortune, Finding Misery), circa 1850
Laran 41. From the series "Actualites". Signed and numbered in plate lower right: "Cham/272"; inscribed in plate lower left: "Maison Martinet, r. Vivienne, 41, et r. du Coq, 11.", lower right: "Imp. Ch. Trinocq, Cour Des Mirades, 9, Paris.", lower center: "Le Jeu de Bourse.--Cherchant la fortune, trouvant la misère." [Playing the Stock Market. - Searching for fortune, finding misery], upper center series title: "Actualités.", upper right series number: "53'. A fine impression in fine condition aside from slight overall toning and mounting on green paper, with sheet measuring 10 1/8 x 14 5/8 inches..