- Grandville, J.-J.
- Animals, Narratives
- 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:
- View record.
A bird lies dead inside a sophisticated and lavishly decorated cage while a couple of monkeys is kissing on a sofa in the background.
The caption reads in the original French:
Il n’y a point de belles prisons, ni de laides amours.
Keywords: 1840s, 19th century, anthropomorphic, bird, black & white, death, kiss, monkey, proverb