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Patience Monsignor Your Turn Will Come

  • Print of cartoons attacking the clergy
  • Sketch of print of cartoon


Cartoons attacked the refractory clergy. Here, fat, overfed, and underworked clergy are squeezed down to an appropriate size. As elsewhere, visual images mocked the clergy by depicting them as subject to the threats and physical attacks of others.

1790, Bibliothèque Nationale de France


Title in French
Le Degraisseur patriote : patience, Monsieur, votre tour viendra. Le Pressoir. Il ni a plus de remede


Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, RESERVE QB-370 (18)-FT 4

Michel Hennin. Estampes relatives à l'Histoire de France. Tome 121, Pièces 10614-10713, période : 1790

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