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Morality, supported by Religion, points the way to happiness. Engraving by E. de Ghendt, 1807, after J.M. Moreau.

  • Moreau, Jean Michel, 1741-1814.
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The woman representing morality holds a volume with Moralité written in reverse on the spine. Happiness is represented by sunshine emerging as black clouds depart


[Paris], [1807]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; platemark 14.8 x 11.2 cm


La morale soutenue par la Religion, conduit au bonheur. Le Comte de Valmont. VIe volu. J.M. Moreau del. De Ghendt sculp.


[3rd state of 3 described in the Inventaire du fonds français].

References note

Michèle Hébert, Edmond Pognon, Yves Bruand, and Yves Sjöberg, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du XVIIIe siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, vol. X, Paris 1968, pp. 205-206, no. 455 ('Vignette "La morale soutenue par la Religion, conduit au bonheur." "Le Comte de Valmont. VIe vol.". Sous le tr. c.: "J. M. Moreau del . De Ghendt sculp." H. 0m109 x L. 0m076. … État décrit', i.e. 3rd state of 3)


Wellcome Library no. 3198507i


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