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.
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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