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"Coq et Poules" by Charles-Emile Jacque, Fr., (1813-1894)
Etching, ca.1864, G.201, 1st. edition before letters, 6-13/16 x 8-1/2, signed in the plate, printed on thin gray chine colle with a thick white wove support sheet, full original margins, scattered foxing to support sheet. Both states I & II of this print are in the Samuel P. Avery Print Collection at the NY Public Library. A beautiful, crisp impression of this print, in a rare proof before letters.