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A man about to make love to a young woman in a private room in an inn is warned by his servant at the door that they are being watched. Engraving by Petit after L. Boilly, 179-.

  • Boilly, Louis, 1761-1845.
Date
[between 1790 and 1799]
Reference
674944i
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Publication/Creation

À Paris (rue St Jean de Beauvais no. 32) : chez Jean, [between 1790 and 1799]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 44.5 x 49 cm

Lettering

On nous voit. Peint par Boilly. Gravé par Petit.

Creator/production credits

Attributed in the British Museum catalogue to Simon Petit, though there are other engravers called Petit

Lettering note

Bears calligraphic lettering, possibly by Bariolle the younger, who signed the lettering in a companion print "Poussey ferme"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 674944i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • French

Subjects


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