Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard, aka J. J. Grandville (1803-47) Les metamorphoses du jour, no. 67: Menagerie, 1829 Hand-coloured Lithograph
In a series of 73 prints Grandville used the familiar satirical ploy of presenting his human targets as animals. In this menagerie the cage on the left holds crooked bankers revelling in luxury, while others are in bare cells: vandals, armed robbers and political offenders. Two prints in the series (attacking the church and the army) were suppressed until after the July Revolution of 1830.
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