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Pero breast-feeding her father Cimon in prison. Line engraving by J.P. le Bas after N.N. Coypel.

  • Coypel, Noël-Nicolas, 1690-1734.
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Cimon was sentenced to starve to death but his daughter, Pero, saved him by breast-feeding him milk

Publication/Creation

Paris (Rue du Foin avec Privilege du Roy) : Basan Graveur.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 37.2 x 27.4 cm

Lettering

"Quel spectacle touchant! Quel merveileux tableau! Chargé d'ans st de fers Cimon presque au tombeau... Est Mere de celuy qui luy donna la jour". De la font de Sr. Yenne. Gravé par J.P. le Bas ; peint par Noël Nicolas Coypel.

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Wellcome Library no. 18150i

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  • French


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