- Grandville, J.-J.
- Wood engraving
- Portrait (taller)
- University of Ottawa Library, the Internet Archive
- Cent proverbes
- Achard, Amédée, Delord, Taxile, Frémy, Arnould, Old Nick (Émile Forgues)
- Paris: Henri Fournier, 1845
- Open Library:
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An overweight man with a pig’s head stands behind a small heap of food armed with a large fork and a spit and looking defiantly behind him at a soldier wearing a cuirass and carrying a sword.
The caption reads in the original French:
La gourmandise a tué plus de gens que l’épée.
Keywords: 1840s, 19th century, anthropomorphic, black & white, food, proverb