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A young woman in a state of undress is disturbed with a young man by an angry older man (her father?): they denounce each other while the lover hides behind a screen and the young woman's maid makes a gesture. Engraving by Petit after L. Boilly, 179-.
- Boilly, Louis, 1761-1845.
- [between 1790 and 1799]
About this work
À Paris (rue St Jean de Beauvais no. 4) : chez Mondhare et Jean, [between 1790 and 1799]
1 print : engraving, with etching and stipple ; platemark 42.8 x 48.8 cm
Ah! ah! qu'il est sot. Peint par Boilly. Gravé par Petit.
A companion print is attributed in the British Museum catalogue to Simon Petit, though there are other engravers called Petit
Bears calligraphic lettering, possibly by Bariolle the younger, who signed the lettering in a companion print ("Poussey ferme")
Wellcome Library no. 674945i
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