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Object: Ten Eeuwige Gedachtenis van de Beurs Eclips In de 18de eeuw van t Jaar 1720
Series: Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid
Satire on the financial crisis in 1720; showing Truth, she is drawing a curtain aside to reveal a bust of John Law, who represent the Evil trade which survived through deceit and trickery. 1720
Pen and ink and watercolours
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Height: 205 millimetres
Width: 158 millimetres
- Curator's comments
This is the frontispiece to the second volume of the Groote Tafereel': for the first volume see 298.c.4, and the comment on the first sheet in it, 1868,0808.9602.
A handwritten explanation of the drawing is bound with the drawing.
One of a collection of prints bound together in two volumes c.1721 known as 'Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid'; for more information, see 1868,0808.9602.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Missisippi Scheme 1720
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