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1876 Wood Engraving Duplessis-Bertaux Mountebank Quack Medicine Louvre XGGA9

1876 Wood Engraving Duplessis-Bertaux Mountebank Quack Medicine Louvre XGGA9

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This is an original 1876 black and white wood engraving of a French mountebank (or trickster) attempting to pitch his patent medicine to a crowd gathered in Place du Louvre in 18th century France.


This 135+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 6.25 inches; 13 x 16 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is thrilled to offer items from an artistically illustrated collection of eighteenth century France. These stunning artworks encompass native customs, social activities, military personnel, historic ships, famous figures, stunning costumes, historic landmarks, weaponry and more between the years of 1700 and 1789. To view more images from this portfolio, please click on the link offered below the condition paragraph.

Keywords specific to this image: equestrian, horse, dress, peasants, platform