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Harlequin, magician and barber: the deceived rivals. Engraving by P. Tanjé, 1758, after C. Troost, 1738.

  • Troost, Cornelis, 1697-1750.
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Amsterdam : P. Fouquet junior.

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1 print : etching with line engraving ; image 29.2 x 23.8 cm


Arlequin toovenaar en barbier. Dedié à Monsieur Antoine Joseph de Bergk, conseiller actuël des mines de sa majesté imperiale & royale; et son commisfaire tres merité pour la chambre antique des finances; par son tres humble serviteur P. Fouquet junior. ... C. Troost pinxit. P. Tanjé fecit.

References note

E. Buijsen, editor, Cornelis Troost en het theater: tonelen van de 18de eeuw, Zwolle, 1993, pp 68-69

Lettering note

All the lettering is repeated in French
Lettering continues: "Zo! Meester Arlequin! gy kunt u kunstig weeren, straf deeze Snoevers vry voor hunn' vermeetlen waan, Maar zo ge, in deeze Stad, moest all'hun Makkers Scheeren, 't Gaat vast, gy had uw werk in lang niet afgedaan. L.P.!"


Wellcome Library no. 20695i

Reproduction note

"Tiré du Cabinet de Mr. Abraham van Broyel, de la même grandeur que l'original."



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