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Le Chirurgien de Campagne

  • 1747
  • Engraved by Thomas Major, English. After the painting by David Teniers II
    Made in Paris
  • Image: 12.75 x 18.5 in.
    Engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.140
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A country surgeon tends to a male patient who sits hunched over, supporting his leg. A woman holding a basket overlooks the surgeon, and next to her is a young assistant holding plaster over coals.

Inscription

Le Chirurgien de Campagne
Dedié à Monseigneur le Marquis d'Argenson Ministre et Secrétaire d'Etat.
Gravé d'aprés le Tableau Original de David Teniers Par son très humble et très Obéisant Serviteur Tho. Major.
A Paris chez l'Auteur rue St. Jacques vis-à-vis les Charniers de S. Benoist.

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