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Mirabeau arrive aux Champs Élisées / J.M. Moreau le Jne. inv. ; F.J. Masquelier sculp.

Mirabeau arrive aux Champs Élisées / J.M. Moreau le Jne. inv. ; F.J. Masquelier sculp.

 
 
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Print shows Mirabeau at center arriving at the Champs Élisées where he hands a copy of the French Constitution to J.J. Rousseau as Benjamin Franklin reaches to place a wreath on his head; in the left background Fénelon, Montesquieu, Voltaire, and Mably come to greet him, and in the right background Demosthenes and Cicero are talking together, on the far right, Charon uses an oar to push his boat off from shore.
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Trimmed within plate mark.
de Vinck, 1930
Forms part of: John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress).
Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress).

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Date

01/01/1791
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Contributors

Masquelier, Louis Joseph, 1741-1811, engraver
Moreau, Jean Michel, 1741-1814, artist
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Library of Congress
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