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

Romeyn de Hooghe (Dutch, 1645–1708)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein ix.120 89; F.M. 2435


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving with letterpress text

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



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


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].


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


Purchased from Henk J. Stokking, Amsterdam

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis