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Illustration, from an Unidentified Edition of Voltaire's L'Indiscret

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:
1800
Medium:
Etching and engraving; second state of three (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/8 × 5 3/16 in. (18.8 × 13.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.528.10
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: J.M. Moreau le Jeune Del.
At lower right: J.B. Simonet.. Sculp. an. 8.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Paul Prouté, Paris
Bocher II.622.1716 ii/iii
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