Voltaire multitasking … in a nightcap by Sandra Gulland | May 3, 2014 | Adventures of a Writing Life | 0 comments Don’t you just love this? “Voltaire in his night shirt, putting on his trousers while dictating to his secretary, at his house in Ferney, France”; painting by Jean Hubert, 18th century. I especially love the silly nightcap Voltaire is wearing. Tags: 18th Century, painting Thoughts, comments, questions? (Your email address will not be published. Promise.) Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.