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XOS5863974
Title
'Il est brave comme un boureaux qui faict ses pasques', from 'Recueil des plus illustres proverbes, divises en trois livres' by Jacques Lagniet, c.1657-63 (engraving)
Artist
French School, (17th century) / French
Location
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, USA
Medium
engraving
Date
c. 1657 AD - c. 1663 AD (C17th AD)
Dimensions
18x17 cms
Description
Proverbs inscribed include: 'Morte la bèste, morte le venin' (dead the beast, dead the venom) 'Il ne se faut jamais estoner qu'on ne voye sa teste à ses pieds' 'Femme sans teste, tout en est bon'
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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