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A monkey holding a clyster in an apothecary's shop. Engraving by F. Basan after D. Teniers the younger.

  • Teniers, David, 1610-1690.
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15879i
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Description

For further information on representations of enemas in French caricatures, see: Laurinda S. Dixon: 'Some penetrating insights: The imagery of enemas in art' in Art Journal, Fall 1993, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 28-35

On misogyny in the symbolism of the enema, see Dixon

Publication/Creation

Paris (Rue St. Jacques) ; Amsterdam : Basan : P. Fouquet.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 26.6 x 18.6 cm

Lettering

Le plaisir des dames. D. Teniers inv. ; F. Basan exc.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15879i

Languages

  • French


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