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Parisian Dresses for 1797. Les Croyables, au Péron

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1948,0214.407

  • Title (object)

    • Parisian Dresses for 1797. Les Croyables, au Péron
  • Description

    Social satire; three men, one dressed in an extravagant height of fashion, with cane and gold earring, holding out papers labelled "Mandat Territor" to another, with a large neckerchief, cane, long hair and a tasselled hat with a tricolour cockade, who has coins in his hand; a pickpocket with a phrygian cap and fierce expression steals a handkerchief from the pocket of the first man. 24 June 1797
    Hand-coloured etching with stipple

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1797
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 154 millimetres
    • Width: 350 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with the title, split above and below the image, and with "C. Vernet Pinxt.", and "F. Sansom sculpt.", and "Engraved from the Originals in the Possession of the Publisher", and "Pub. June 24. 1797, by S. W. Fores, Piccadilly corner of Sackville St. Where Prints and Drawings are lent out on the Plan of a Library"
  • Bibliography

    • BM Satires undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Satires British Supplement 1797 Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1948

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1948,0214.407

Social satire; three men, one dressed in an extravagant height of fashion, with cane and gold earing, holding out papers labelled "Mandat Territor" to another, with a large neckerchief, cane, long hair and a tasselled hat with a tricolour cockade, who has coins in his hand; a pickpocket with a phrygian cap and fierce expression steals a handkerchief from the pocket of the first man.  24 June 1797  Hand-coloured etching with stipple

Social satire; three men, one dressed in an extravagant height of fashion, with cane and gold earing, holding out papers labelled "Mandat Territor" to another, with a large neckerchief, cane, long hair and a tasselled hat with a tricolour cockade, who has coins in his hand; a pickpocket with a phrygian cap and fierce expression steals a handkerchief from the pocket of the first man. 24 June 1797 Hand-coloured etching with stipple

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