Seven clergymen watch as a physician bathes the feet of a sick, aristocratic lady; suggesting the uncertainty of the clergy faced with the ousting of the aristocracy in France. Coloured etching by S.J., 1791.
- S. J.
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Helfand identifies the physician as Guy-Jean-Baptiste Target, "a lawyer who had served as president of the National Assembly and who had actively worked on the preparation of the Constitution"; the print refers to his difficulties in keeping the Constitution alive
1 print : etching, with watercolour
William H. Helfand, 'Medicine and pharmacy in French political prints - The Revolutionary period', p. 1153; in 24th International Congress on the History of Medicine, Budapest, 1974. Acta. Vol. 2. 1976
Wellcome Library no. 15873i