Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

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Title

Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

Subject

Painting

Description

The scene comes from Molière's satirical comedy The Bourgeois Gentleman, which was first performed in 1670. Monsieur Jourdain wishes to be thought of as a gentleman. In demonstrating his new fencing skills to his maidservant Nicole, he is embarrassed to be struck several times by her foil. His wife looks on in amusement.

Creator

Charles Robert Leslie

Source

FA.116[O]

Date

ca. 1841

Rights

Institutional

Format

Height: 61 cm estimate, Width: 97.7 cm estimate

Identifier

2018.INS.016

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Collection

Citation

Charles Robert Leslie, “Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme,” Fencing Arms & Artifacts, accessed July 25, 2021, https://fencingexhibit.com/items/show/35.

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