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The heads of women are reforged in a workshop by the sea; suggesting a cure for the 'madness' of women. Line engraving, 17--.

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Warner, op. cit., suggests that the 'Lustucru' ('L'eusses-tu cru?' - Would you have believed it?) satires in mid-seventeenth century France can be traced to an emergent feminism in the Paris salons. Writers and poets like Madeleine de Scudéry were also satirised by Molière in 'Les femmes savantes' and 'Les précieuses ridicules' Two dogs are marked "la finesse"

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[Paris] (Rue S. Jacques au grand S. Henry) : Chiquet, [17--].

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1 print : line engraving ; platemark 20.8 x 31.2 cm

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Operateur cephalique. Vous pauvres malheureux que l'esprit lunatique/ Des femmes d'apresent fait toujours enrager;/ Et qui ne croyez pas les voir jamais changer/ Amenez les icy dedans nostre boutique ...

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The heads of women are reforged in a workshop by the sea; suggesting a cure for the 'madness' of women. Line engraving, 17--. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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