A husband and wife ask a quack doctor for advice about health: he suggests substituting himself for the husband in the wife's affections, and she agrees. Mezzotint by J. Simon, 17--, after E. Jeaurat.
- Jeaurat, Etienne, 1699-1789.
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A story described in an epigram by Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, Epigrammes, 1723, lib. I, epigram XI: the quack doctor is called "L'operateur Barri"
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