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Illustration, from an Unidentified Edition of Voltaire's La Prude

Artist:
Jean-Baptiste-Blaise Simonet (French, Paris 1742–after 1813)
Artist:
After Jean Michel Moreau the Younger (French, Paris 1741–1814 Paris)
Author:
François Arouet Voltaire (French, 1694–1778)
Date:
1801
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of three (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/2 × 4 3/4 in. (16.5 × 12 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Ogden Codman, 1951
Accession Number:
51.644.223
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: Hélas! voilà ce que l'amour me coute!
At lower right: La Prude, Acte III. Sc.3.
At lower left: Moreau J.e Del.t
At lower right: Simonet Sculp.t

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Donor: Estate of Ogden Codman, Jr.
Bocher II.628.1733 iii/iii
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