French School, (18th century); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 18th Century. Charles-Joseph Panckouke (1736-98) was the founder and editor of 'Le Moniteur Universel' in 1789; it was the main French newspaper during the French Revolution and was the official journal of the government; also served as a propaganda publication during the Napoleonic regime; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.