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Voyés Mardoché au livre d'ESter

(See Mordecai in the Book of Esther)

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 and ink on paper pasted on page; the figure and bird pasted to the page; the patch of ground in watercolour and ink on paper
Type of object:
drawings
Accession number:
675.145
One of a set, see others

Physical description

Dimensions (mm):
134 x 114 (primary support)
187 x 132 (page measurements)
Inscriptions:
Voyés Mardoché au livre d'Ester
Inscription
Inscribed by an unknown hand, below image, in ink

145
Pagination
Top right corner, in ink
Translation of inscription:
See Mordecai in the Book of Esther
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. 361n

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