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after Jean-Baptiste Pater, ‘Madame Bouvillon pour tenter le Destin le prie de luy chercher une puce’

Photo courtesy of Tom St Aubyn (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
Petworth House
Title(s)
‘Madame Bouvillon pour tenter le Destin le prie de luy chercher une puce’
Date
c.1730/35
Medium and support
Etching and engraving
Artist
after Jean-Baptiste Pater
Catalogue Number
PT46

Description

From a set of sixteen plates representing scenes from Scarron's Roman Comique. Published in Paris

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