La Credulite Sans Reflexion. Dedie a Son Altesse Serenissime Monseigneur le Prince de Conde Prince du Sang. par son tres humble et tres obeissant Serviteur Halbou.
Peint par Schenau, Peintre de S.A.S.E. de Saxe. Grave par Louis Halbou 1770.
A Paris chez Halbou, Rue de la Harpe, vis a vis la Rue des deux Porte [c.1770]. Ce Tableau Original apartient au Sr. Halbou.
Etching and engraving, 480 x 380mm. 18¾ x 15". A wealthy lady and her maid visit a fortune teller who reads the playing cards she has spread on the table in front of her. After Johann Eleazar Schenau (1737 - 1806), painter and etcher born in Saxony who trained in Dresden, went to Paris 1756-70. He returned to Dresden as a member of the Academy, professor there in 1774. Director of the Meissen drawing school together with G B Casanova 1776, on his own from 1795.
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