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Satyrs grouped around a statue, displaying the attributes of greed and venality. Etching by J. Audran after C. Gillot.

Gillot, Claude, 1673-1722.

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On the left, a man stripped naked begs in front of a victorious soldier. In the centre, satyrs climb up to the statue. To the right an old satyr sits before piles of money, while another next to him kneels and holds a smoking censer

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1 print : etching.

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1. La passion des richesses. Exprimée dans un esprit satyrique par des satyres avares. Gillot pinxit. Audran ex. ....

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Satyrs grouped around a statue, displaying the attributes of greed and venality. Etching by J. Audran after C. Gillot. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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