Playing Tric Trac

Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg French

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This caricature shows men seated around tables playing backgammon, known familiarly as tric trac. At left a stout womans behind a counter collects money. The print is a rare example of Louthebourg's work as a satirist while living in France. Most of his works of this type were produced in London, where he moved in 1771 and remained for the rest of his life.

Playing Tric Trac, Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg (French, Strasbourg 1740–1812 London), Etching

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