Louis-Sébastien Mercier

(1740 - 1814)

Born in Paris, Louis-Sébastien Mercier wrote over sixty plays and many other pamphlets and novels. In one of his most famous works, L’An 2440, a man falls asleep and wakes up far in the future. Pastry chefs, coffee, and slavery have disappeared; poverty remains.

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Voices In Time

c. 1785 | Paris

Wee Hours

Louis-Sébastien Mercier diagrams the night.More

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