The Seller of Nonsense [Martinet, 1814]

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‘La Marchand de Ridicules’ – A merchant of nonsense. Satire against Jean Jacques Regis de Cambaceres: he is portrayed as a street seller, walking covered with multi-coloured bags of the type called a ‘ridicule’.

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Le Marchand de Ridicules

A merchant of nonsense. Satire against Jean Jacques Regis de Cambaceres: he is portrayed as a street seller, walking covered with multi-coloured bags of the type called a ‘ridicule’.

Etching with original hand colouring on hand laid paper. Watermark: horn with grapes.
Sheet size: 21 x 26 cm. Image size: 18,8 x 24 cm.
Published in Paris by Aaron Martinet, 1814. Ref: De Vinck 1909-1967 9311.

Made by Monogram after an anonymous artist.

Condition: Good, given age. Overall light soiling. Trimmed. Remains of paper from previous attachment on rear. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

PCO-A3-04

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Dimensions 21 × 21 × 1 cm
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Colouring

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