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FICHE 6739

(Active in XVIIIth Century)

Le Maximum



Nice impression on laid paper, published by Picquenot, Paris

Small margin lower, otherwise trimmed to the platemark

Sheet: 450 x 293 mm.

Condition: Restored accidents

Note: The print is related to the Law of Maximum adopted by the Convention on September 29, 1793, and to other decrees regulating prices on consumer goods, such as the February 24, 1794, decree.; Wisdom, personified by Minerva, presents a tablet of the Maximum to a sans-culotte who symbolizes the revolutionary government. On the left, a richly clad woman signifies speculation and cupidity.

350 €