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Composite heads: a florist, a writer, a musician and a barber made of their respective instruments. Coloured aquatint, ca. 1800.

Date
1800


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Description

Arcimboldesques. A writing slope, quill pen, paper and a book represent the writer. A drum, violin, cymbals and a tambourine represent the musician. A tub, baskets, a vase and garlands of flowers represent the florist. A wig, comb, brush, scissors and a razor represent the barber

Publication/Creation

London (41 Piccadilly) : S.W. Fores.

Physical description

1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; platemark 34.7 x 25.4 cm

Lettering

Hieroglyphics

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 31091i

Contents

Florist - La bouquetière. The writer - L'écrivain. Musician - Le musicien. Barber - Le perruquier.

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Languages

  • English

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