Le Tombeau de Voltaire

Medium: cotton Technique: printed by engraved copper plate on plain weave; mordant for red | c. 1785

Dubern & Cie.

Textile printed in red on white showing vignettes with allegorical scenes: a heralding angel of Fame on a flying pegasus before an unornamented triumphal arch and obelisk; a figure mourns next to the tomb of Voltaire in a field of obelisks; three gra...
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