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Apotheosis of Montgolfier
Allegorical print shows the elevation of the Montgolfier brothers, French balloonists, to divine status. A man (possibly Etienne Montgolfier) sits on top of a Montgolfier balloon while ascending into the clouds while holding a portrait of Joseph Montgolfier. Surrounding figures include an angel, the gods Neptune and Mars, and people preparing a sacrifice.
between 1790 and 1820
|Dimensions||1 print : etching.|
Title devised by Library staff.
"A la gloire de Montgolfier"-inscribed bottom margin.
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