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Citizens, there is a rumour that we will soon be refused the law allowing divorce. Let us unite and declare a state of emergency for the nation
(Citoyennes...... on fait courir le bruit que le divorce est sur le point de nous être refusé..... constituons-nous ici en permanence et déclarons que la patrie est en danger!......)
plate no. 1 from Les divorceuse (The divorees) series

hand-coloured lithograph and gum arabic
25.0 × 21.1 cm (image) 28.8 × 21.1 cm (image and text) 32.4 × 23.3 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Delteil 1769 ii/ii
2nd of 2 states
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: hD. 1290
printed in ink l.l.: Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse.
printed in ink l.r.: Imp. Aubert & Cie (. under i)
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1930
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display