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ID: 700001200Record Type: Movable Work
La bascule patriotique (etching (print); published: Au Palais Royale chez Webert, no. 203; published 1792; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 2697-985; 697985; (CMalG)1516-756; accession number: P980009* (bx.19,f.3))
Note: Announced in the Journal de la cour et de la ville on February 7, 1792; The royalist satirical print shows a scale in which a personification of the revolutionary government, whose head is the book of the constitution, appears heavier than the calamities associated with the Ancien Régime, plague, war and famine; Forms part of: Prints of the French Revolution, 1774-ca. 1840 (Special Collections, accn. no. P980009*). Publication: [Paris] : Au Palais Royale chez Webert, no. 203, [1792].
Titles:
La bascule patriotique (preferred,C,U,RP,French-P,U,U)
Il est claire que le nouveau regime emporte la balance (C,U,French,U,U)
Satirical depiction of the revolutionary government and constitution weighing heavier than the plague, war, and famine of the Ancien Régime (C,U,DE,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
etching (print) [300041365] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
prints (preferred)

Creation Date: published 1792

Creator Display:
published: Au Palais Royale chez Webert, no. 203 [preferred,GRISC]
publishers Webert, Michel (French publisher, died 1794) [500354238]
Locations:
Current: Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500353615] Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 2697-985; 697985; (CMalG)1516-756; accession number: P980009* (bx.19,f.3)
Credit Line: copyright J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Research Institute, Special Collections
Address Note: 1200 Getty Center Dr., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
Other: Publication: Paris [7008038] Ville de Paris department (department), Île-de-France (region (administrative division)), France (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: 1 print: etching, tool work, brown ink
etching (printing process) [300053241]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes)
tooling [300053876]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, <surface marking processes and techniques>)
ink [300015012]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
.......(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Dimensions: plate mark 11.7 x 16.5 cm, on sheet 21.5 x 29 cm
General Subject:
satire (preferred )
history and legend

Specific Subjects:
constitution [300027437]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), document genres, <document genres by function>, records (documents), <records by form or function>, administrative records) (AAT)
royalism [300265776]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts, social science concepts, political concepts, <political ideologies and attitudes>) (AAT)
revolutionaries' [300237490]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), <people by ideology| philosophy| or political activity>) (AAT)
French Revolution
..... Iconography Candidate
caricatures [300015634]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by form>, <visual works by form: image form>) (AAT)

Provenance: lfell; Purchase.
Inscriptions: La bascule patriotique il est claire que le nouveau regime emporte la balance.
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
La bascule patriotique........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 697985
Il est claire que le nouveau regime emporte la balance........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Satirical depiction of the revolutionary government and constitution weighing heavier than the plague, war, and famine of the Ancien Régime........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) note
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Note:
English ..... [GRISC]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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