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An eminent physician looks at the tongue of an elderly hypochondriac. Colour etching after J.F. Dunant, 1823.

  • Dunant, Jean François, 1780-1858
Date:
[1823]
Reference:
15980i
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Description

The elderly physician wears a wig and is dressed in a style used before the French Revolution (1780s-1790s), some thirty years earlier

Publication/Creation

[Paris] : Martinet, [1823]

Physical description

1 print : etching, printed in colours ; platemark 27.4 x 20.2 cm

Lettering

Un Esculape d'une grande renomée visitant un hipochondriaque? Dt. Déposé.

References note

Bibliographie de la France, 1 février 1823, no. 64 ("... Un Esculape d'une grande renommée visitant un hypocondriaque, caricat. à l'eau-forte (color.), par {Dunant}. A Paris, chez {Martinet}")

Lettering note

"Esculape" means Aesculapius, or by extension a famous physician
Bears number: 1

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15980i

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Languages

  • French


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