The Arabian Nights
This is an illustration of "The Arabian Nights" by artist J.D. Batten. It is a collection of pre-Islamic folk tales. This drawing seems to depict a man seated in a nest of baby birds being plucked by the hair.
Crane, Walter The Decorative Illustration of Books Old and New (New York, NY: G. Bells and Sons, Ltd, 1905)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman