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French 18th century satire engraving

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French 18th century satire


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Original antique print


Un peuple est sans honneur, et m_rite ses chaines Quand il baisse le front sons le sceptre des reines' Shows a nude woman pulling back the curtain to a tent to reveal a female figure or mermaid on a bed stabbing a king sitting in a chair; a bust of a satyr is at the head of the bed, and two-faced Justice stands to the right, as other figures crowd the bed on the left.

Additional Information

artist Anon.
method Copper-line engraving
date 1792
size 180mm by 100mm (sheet)
SKU DC4268