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Patients in Paris receiving Mesmer's animal magnetism therapy. Coloured etching after C-L. Desrais.

Desrais, Claude Louis, 1746-1816.

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Le magnétisme animal. Importante découverte par Mr. Mesmer, Docteur en medecine, de la faculté de Vienne en Autriche ..

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1 print : etching, with watercolour and gum arabic

Publications note

Ole Høiris and Thomas Ledet (ed.), Romantikkens verden: natur, menneske, samfund, kunst og kultur, Århus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 2008, p. 178 (reproduced)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17918i

Reproduction note

After a drawing in the same direction attributed to Desrais, offered for sale at Sotheby's New York, 25 January 2012, lot 123 (together with a similar drawing by the same hand, lot 124)

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