(Active in XVIIIth Century)
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.