"Maître d' " © colour wood engraving (ed. 35) image: 9.75 x 8 in. $160.00 (go to "Hi There" for purchase information)

I'm not usually able to afford restaurants that hire a maître d' but I splurged one time in San Francisco. I couldn't get over how he acted as if I had given him a bad case of gas. It wasn't me, honest, I only just arrived!