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The Saint-Aubin ‘Livre de caricatures’

Alternative title:
drawing satire in eighteenth-century Paris
Abstract:

Out of public sight for over a hundred years, the Livre de caricatures tant bonnes que mauvaises is a remarkable work. This collection of comic and satirical drawings was created by a Parisian luxury embroiderer, Charles-Germain de Saint-Aubin, at a time of rigid press censorship to entertain a small group of family and friends. For today’s reader the Livre provides not only a series of richly imaginative and varied drawings, but also a fascinating and intriguing commentary ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Voltaire Foundation
Publication date:
2017-11-30
ISBN:
9780729410441
Language:
English
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Source identifiers:
9780729410441
Deposit date:
2017-11-30

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