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A man tying a woman's absurdly high wig on to a scaffolding; another woman wearing a tall heart-shaped wig looks on. Coloured etching attributed to M. Rapine.

Rapine, Maximilien, 1840-1905.

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The prints on the walls in the background appear to be parodies of the "Perruquier" prints in the Encyclopédie

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Rapine del.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; 12.5 x 17.8 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 31745i

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  • French

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