Ernest Henry Griset was one of the 19thc best known comic illustrators. This drawing
dates from c.1865 is signed bottom left and inscribed bottom right. In good unfaded
condition, it has a little foxing but that is always the case with Grisets drawings.
A good example of this increasingly sought after artist's work.The paper is watermarked
1865. It was drawn from life at the Regents Park Zoo shortly after Griset had come