Dialectic: a young woman standing in a decorated interior and touching her right index finger to her left middle finger in a counting gesture, at her feet is a toad seated on a stack of books, from the series 'The liberal arts' (Les arts liberaux)

Series/Portfolio: The liberal arts (Les arts liberaux)
Artist: Gilles Rousselet (French, Paris 1614–1686 Paris) After Grégoire Huret (French, Lyon 1606–1670 Paris)
Publisher: Pierre Mariette (French, 1596–1657)
Date: 1633-1635
Medium: Engraving
Dimensions: image: 12 1/8 x 8 3/8 in. (30.8 x 21.3 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number: 2012.136.39

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