Le Contretemps. Grave d'apres le Dessin Original de meme grandeur. N 92.
A Paris chez Leloutre [n.d., c.1775.]
Engraving, sheet 385 x 290mm. Trimmed unevenly to plate. Extreme lower left corner missing. Light foxing outside image.
An interloper is caught spying on a woman as she is about to administer treatment (probably for haemorrhoids) to a woman's bottom with the aid of a large syringe. Engraved by Francois Dequevauviller (1745 - 1807), one of the best pupils of Jean Daulle. The artist Nicolas Lavreince was a Swedish miniature painter who trained and worked in Paris until the onset of the Revolution.
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