Allegorical scene; a nude female figure, entirely covered by a see-through veil stands among the clouds in front of a classical colonnade; next to her, on the right, a crowned figure holding a bit (?), and a kneeling figure holding the Bible; on the left a figure with winged head and crowned by a flame brings a garland of flowers; in the middle part, more allegorical female figures, all sitting among the clouds and holding an attribute; in the lower part, more figures, with man carrying a pot on a plate; etched state before letter of frontispiece to Diderot and d'Alembert's 'Encyclopédie', 35 vols (Paris: various publishers, 1751-80). 1769 Etching
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