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Thanks to the writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Virtue and Truth prevent Human Pride from resisting the efforts of Nature to allow children to live a happy life. Engraving by G. Vidal after Ch. Monnet.

  • Monnet, Charles, 1732-1809?
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[1782/1785]
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46980i
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Description

In the background, left, is the tomb of J.-J. Rousseau

Publication/Creation

Paris (rue Des noyers, la 1ere. Porte cochere à droite par la rue St. Jacques) : chez l'Auteur [Vidal] A.P.D.R., [1782/1785]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; platemark 42 x 30 cm

Lettering

Aux Manes de J.J. Rousseau. Cette estampe allégorique est un hommage rendu à la mémoire de l'immortel J.J. Rousseau, pour l'heureuse révolution qu'il a opérée dans les esprits, en délivrant l'enfance des entraves cruelles qui les exposaient aux plus fâcheux accidens ... Monnet inv. ; Vidal sculp.

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Wellcome Library no. 46980i

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