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        The honesty of a female citizen of the Temple district in Paris

        Lesueur, P. A. (1770-1850) & Lesueur, J.B. (1750-1850); French. Medium: gouache. Date: 18th Century. Out of work worker returning home having failed to find work, discovers a note of 25 francs; though needing the money she reflects that it may belong to someone more in need than her and after extensive search discovers it was lost by an out of work carpenter with four children to support; economic and social history during the revolutionary period; citoyenne ouvriere du faubourg du Temple; Provenance: Private Collection / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.


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