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Mid -18th C. Poem & Watercolor - an acerbic commentary on the artifices and contrivances of contemporary womanhood
Mid -18th C. Poem & Watercolor - an acerbic commentary on the artifices and contrivances of contemporary womanhood


 
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Price: $475.00

Product Code: 26002327

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The hand painted satirical caricature measures 5 3/4 x 9 inches and the accompanying poem is also on a 5 3/4 x 9 inch page.  Loosely translated the verse  is titled "Confidential report on the findings during an autopsy" and begins "The heart was split and perforated by arrows that had entered it a sponge's ____ would have been usefulto suck up the filth.  That Which won her honor is a wreath, now decomposed, has many to knick and is wispy as brushwood, rods for children's rumps" (complete loose translation accompanies the verse. Art is signed in the bottom right "Detiene Fapres Reinhart".  Created on laid paper ; some wear.