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Les Grands Charlatans
  • Jean-Jacques de Boissieu, artist
    born: Lyon, France ; died: Lyon, France ; active: France
    Karel Dujardin
    born: Amsterdam, Dutch Repbulic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Venice, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy)
  • Les Grands Charlatans, 1772
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 267 x 342 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 13 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0077

Traveling circus performers and a crowd. In the crowd is a horse with a young man on its back. A cook brings a plate of something. Ruins with overgrowth in the background.