Beaumarchais flogged at Saint-Lazare. This hand-colored engraving from 1785 is attributed to Vincent Vangelisti. It is reproduced here from the BN-Éstampes, Collection Hennin 10,040; another copy is in the Collection de Vinck 898. A variant is in the Arsenal Cabinet d'Estampes (882)."

From A field of honor: writers, court culture and public theater in French literary life from Racine to the Revolution by Gregory S. Brown

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Beaumarchais flogged at Saint-Lazare. This hand-colored engraving from 1785 is attributed to Vincent Vangelisti. It is reproduced here from the BN-Éstampes, Collection Hennin 10,040; another copy is in the Collection de Vinck 898. A variant is in the Arsenal Cabinet d'Estampes (882)."