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The Blind Man Deceived (L’aveugle trompé)

ca. 1760-1770
18th century
493 x 366 mm (19.4 x 14.4 in.)

Laurent Cars, French, (1699–1771)
After Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French, (1725–1805)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: Second of two states, with added engraving, inscriptions, dedication to Lalive d
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Gravé par Laurent Cars”
Marks: Watermark: Unidentified letters
Bibliography: Portalis 3.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.27.4

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  • blind (people) - People having no sight or such limited vision that hearing and touch are the chief means of perception. ERIC9 [August 1995 descriptor changed, was "blind". February 1993 descriptor moved.]
  • domestic genre
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • print states
  • senses
  • sight

  • plate Dimensions: 493 x 366 mm (19.4 x 14.4 in.)

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