“and after my little girl “is an original signed etching by French artist Gaston Hoffman. Hoffman ( 1883 – 1960 ) was a painter, decorator, cartoonist and illustrator well known for his satirical French courtroom scenes. In this image we see a young woman pleading before the court much to the horror (and delight ) of the judges. What could she be confessing to get such a reaction? An original signed etching in good condition, published by Sidney Z. Lucas and signed in pencil by the artist.