The French Reign of Terror in the Dutch Villages Bodegraven and Zwammerdam

1673
Romeyn de Hooghe (Dutch, 1645–1708)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein ix.120 89; F.M. 2435

Dimensions

30.8 x 40.2 cm (12 1/8 x 15 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.535

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving with letterpress text

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Illustration by Romeyn de Hooghe. Typeset text by G. Bidloo.

Inscription

In plate UC: Spiegel der / France Tirannye / gepleecht op de Hollantsche Dorpen.
In plate LR: Romyn de Hooghe fec. 1673
Recto below image, an extensive letterpress verse by G. Bidloo set in three columns, headed as follows: DE / FRANCE WREETHEYT, / TOT / BODEGRAVE, en SWAMMERDAM
Later inscriptions or marks: Recto LL in graphite pencil: 4380
Recto LR in graphite pencil: 4030
Verso R sideways in pen and brown ink: Spiegel der Franse livan / nie tot bodegrave / en / Swammerdam / WBYR [this is a rough transcription-- not clearly legible].

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Bend with lily and "IHS" with cross and initials "LB"

Provenance

Purchased from Henk J. Stokking, Amsterdam

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis