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Voltaire, Fréron et la Beaumelle

Artist:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Artist:
Border designed by Clément Pierre Marillier (French, Dijon 1740–1808 Melun)
Publisher:
Chez le Jay
Date:
1775
Medium:
Etching and engraving; between second and third state of two (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 11/16 × 8 5/8 in. (14.4 × 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1924
Accession Number:
24.80.253
Not on view
Inscription: At center: COMMENTAIRE / SUR / LA HENRIADE, / Par feu Mr. de la Beaumelle. / Revu de Corrigé par Mr. F*** / Tu quid ego et mecum populus desideret audi. / HORAT. / A BERLIN. / Et se trouve à Paris chez le Jay, Libraire, / rue St. Jacques au Grand Cornielle. / 1775.
At bottom center: A. d. St. A. f.

Marking: On verso at top center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Bocher 98.269 between ii and iii/iii
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