A woman drawing at a desk; representing optics. Engraving by M. Dossier after G. Allou.

Credit: Wellcome Collection

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In the entry on Allou, Bénézit (Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs; Paris, 1976) states that the picture is a portrait of his wife

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1 print : line engraving ; platemark 29.9 x 31.9 cm

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L'optique. Bannissant jusques au desir/ Des charmes dangereux du frivole plaisir/ La docte et sage Pulcherie/ Dés sa plus tendre enfance à la vertu nourie/ S'occupe ainsi dans son loisir. ...

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  • Paris (rue St. Jacques)

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  • chés Basan, graveur.

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A woman drawing at a desk; representing optics. Engraving by M. Dossier after G. Allou..{' '} Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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