French School, (18th century); French. Medium: pen and ink on paper. Date: 1719. Billet au porteur d'une valeur de dix livres tournois en especes d'argent etablie selon le systeme de Law; Disastrous experiment with paper money by the Scotsman John Law (1671-1729) as controller general of French finances between January and May 1720; Provenance: Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.