Cover of A high ranking casino, by Torrenueva (1803)

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Title

Cover of A high ranking casino, by Torrenueva (1803)

Creator

Torrenueva, J.

Date

1803

Description

Cover of A high ranking casino ("Un casino de alto rango"), by Torrenueva, The exquisite novel ("La novela exquisita") (erotic novel), Madrid 20s, No. 80. Illustrations by Pan.

Two women are represented on the cover. One of them (the youngest) is sitting on a bench looking at the other woman. The older woman holds the younger one by the chin. This scene is reminiscent of the Celestinesque tradition where the procuress instructs the younger woman.

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