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Eight women representing the conditions of dementia, megalomania, acute mania, melancholia, idiocy, hallucination, erotic mania and paralysis, in the gardens of the Salpêtrière hospital, Paris. Lithograph by A. Gautier, 1857.

  • Gautier, Amand-Désiré, 1825-1894.
Date
[1857]
Reference
20059i
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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1857] ([Paris] (r. Cadet, 11) : Imp. Bertauts)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image 18.6 x 27.7 cm

Lettering

Folles de la Salpétrière. (Cour des agitées.) Amand Gautier, pinx et lith. Salon de 1857.

References note

Jane E. Kromm, "The feminization of madness in visual representation", Feminist studies, 1994, vol. 20, pp. 507-535 (reproduced p. 522)

Lettering note

Bears number: 173
Bears blind stamp in lower border: Les artistes anciens et modernes

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20059i

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  • French


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