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A French Gentleman of The Court of Louis XVI

  • Cartoon image mocking different cultures

Annotation

A sarcastic treatment from England of French manners that contrasts the weakness of the old regime with revolutionary arrogance. The engraver also seems to be pointing toward two entirely different views of masculinity.

Museum of the French Revolution

Credits

George, 9410. - Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British museum..., Political and personal satires / par Mary-Dorothy George. - London : British museum, 1873-1952, 9410.

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