After a woodcut; Paris, France; 1565
Twelve years after the death of Francois Rabelais, 1490-1553, there appeared a volume of illustrations translated to: The humorous dreams of Pantagruel, wherein are contained many figures from the imagination of master Francois Rablelais: & his last work, for the amusement of good spirits.The exact meaning is unclear, but they were believed to be political and satirical.
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