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Illustration (Fig. 4) to the "orartie van de Professor L. Wolsogen over syn droom en de nytlegging van de felue gadaen ..." ("The Speech of Professor L. Wolsogen [sic] about his dream explaining the salvation [of Holland]"), one of four separate allegorical plates dealing with the war between the Netherlands and the French Allies. On the left, a crowned eagle (Germany) attacks a boar (the Bishop of Munster) which is excreting Steenwijk, Coevorden and various fortifications; on the right, a lion (the Netherlands) attacks an ass (Maximilen Heinrich of Bavaria, Archbishop of Cologne); William III stands behind the group on the right with figures representing Religion and Liberty; the city of Cologne appears in the background. 1674
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Height: 114 millimetres (image)
Height: 138 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 193 millimetres (trimmed to image)
- Curator's comments
- See 1868,0808.3283 - 3285 for impressions of the other three plates of the set.
Further references are noted under Curatorial Comment for 1868,0808.3283. The animals are based on illustrations to Aesop's fables by Marcus Gheeraerts I: see 1870,0514.1182 for the boar; the lion and the ass are taken from the fable of the Lion, the Ass and the Fox.
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- Associated Event: Franco-Dutch War 1672-1678
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