Fools carved on the finial of the staff of the Compagnie Mère-Folle (Mère-Folie) at Dijon, 1482. Line engraving by or after B. Picart.
- Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733.
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Four fools in a nest are carved on the staff in the print. The company was banned in 1630 on account of debauchery and disorder during the festival of fools at Dijon. The staff was later owned by M. Poissonnier, a master apothecary of Dijon
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