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L'Exterminateur qui fut envoyé en 'lan..... pour chasser Heliodore du temple &c

(The exterminator who was sent in the year..... to drive out Heliodorus from the temple etc)

Attributed to:
Saint-Aubin, Charles-Germain de (b.1721, d.1786)
Attributed to Style A
Date:
c 1740-c 1775 {nd}
Place of production:
Paris, France
Medium:
watercolour, ink and graphite on paper
Type of object:
drawings
Accession number:
675.12
One of a set, see others

Physical description

Dimensions (mm):
187 x 132
Inscriptions:
L'Exterminateur qui fut envoyé en l’an..... pour chasser Heliodore du temple &c
Inscription
Inscribed by unknown hand, below image, in ink

Bible page / Edition
Inscription
Inscribed by unknown hand, bottom right, in ink

12
Pagination
Top left corner, in ink
Translation of inscription:
The exterminator sent in the year..... to drive Heliodorus out from the temple etc
Bible page edition
Underdrawing:
Pentimenti, about figure, in graphite
Language:
French

History

Part of:
Livre de Caricatures tant bonnes que mauvaises. 675.1-389
Collection:
Waddesdon, The Rothschild Collection (The National Trust)
Bequest of James de Rothschild, 1957

Bibliography

Bibliography

Katie Scott; Saint-Aubin's jokes and their relation to...; Colin Jones, Juliet Carey, Emily Richardson, The Saint-Aubin Livre de caricatures: drawing satire in eighteenth-century Paris, Oxford, SVEC, 2012; 349-403; p. 381n
John Shovlin; War, diplomacy and faction; Colin Jones, Juliet Carey, Emily Richardson, The Saint-Aubin Livre de caricatures: drawing satire in eighteenth-century Paris, Oxford, SVEC, 2012; 95-116; p. 105, fig. 4.4

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