London, South Kensington
16 July 1999
George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier (1834-1896)
Early English French
Signed 'du Maurier', inscribed, dated and further signed
French nursemaid: "vous etes bien tranquille ce matin, monsieur Gerald!"
Master Gerald: "je crois que j'ai mange un peu trop beacoup, hier!" Jean du Maurier'
pencil, pen and brown ink
5 x 4in. (14 x 11.4cm.)
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