French flight, or, The grand monarque and the rights of kings supported in a sublime and beautiful manner [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London]
Pub. by Wm. Dent
June 26, 1791
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 39 x 12 cm, on sheet 48 x 25 cm
Notes:
Title from caption below image.
Place of publication from known location of William Dent: London, 116 Strand.
Hand-colored by Dent.
Not in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires.
Susan Schulman via Carolyn Bullard Fine Prints and Drawings; February 2012.
Hand-coloring extends well beyond the plate line in this impression. For further information, consult library staff.
Abstract:
A political satire with Burke depicted as Mercury carrying on his shoulders Marie Antoinette who in turn carries Louis XVI.
Variant Titles:
Grand monarque and the rights of kings supported in a sublime and beautiful manner
Associated Names:
Dent, William, active 1783-1793 [Printmaker]
Dent, W., fl. 1783-1793 [Publisher]
Topics:
Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797
Crowns
Louis XVI, King of France, 1754-1793
Marie Antoinette, Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France, 1755-1793
Mercury (Roman deity), depicted
Winged feet
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1791
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1791
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
791.06.26.01+
Orbis Record:
10440387
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr25431
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16035062
PID:
digcoll:2811126