Title Dr Richard Price kneeling on a large crown (with a demon on his back) to look through a peep-hole at a group of ruffians ransacking Marie Antoinette's bedroom; representing a speech by Price which allegedly advocated the French Revolution. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1790 (?).
Imprint [Lo]ndon (3 Piccadilly where may be seen the compleatest collection of caricatures in the kingdom admitance 1 shilling) : S.W. Fores, 12 December [1790?]


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Physical description 1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 27 x 37.5 cm
References British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VI, London 1938, no. 7690
Lettering note Lettering continues: "Is this a triumph to be consecrated at altars? to be commemorated with grateful thanksgiving! to be offered to the divine humanity with fervent prayer & enthussiastick ejaculation? - These Theban & Thracian orgies, acted in France, and appauded only in the Old Jewry. Vide Reflections on the revolution page 107."
Summary Price is quoting: "Lord now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace for mine eyes have seen", the demon says: "Oh! quel Beau Jour". Marie Antoinette is observed through an open door escaping downstairs in her night-gown, on her bed is an inscription: "Alons le Duc nous payerons Noblement pour ceci". One of the ruffians who is about to stab a pillow shouts "Here she is"
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 12178i
Lettering The doctor indulged with his favorite scene. ...
Author, etc. Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?
Subject name Ch√Ęteau de Versailles (Versailles, France)
Topic-LCSH Violence.
House furnishings -- France -- 18th century.
Place name France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.
Subject name Price, Richard, 1723-1791.
Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797.
Louis XVI, King of France, 1754-1793.
Marie Antoinette, Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France, 1755-1793.
Genre/Technique Caricatures.
Etchings.
Copy photo no. V 11295
System no. .b11603495
Record no. 12178i