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James II and Louis XIV and their allies portrayed as inmates of a lunatic asylum. Etching by R. de Hooghe, 1688.

  • Hooghe, Romeyn de, 1645-1708.
Date
1688
Reference
17525i
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Publication/Creation

Genevae [i.e. The Netherlands] : Gisling [i.e. Romeyn de Hooghe], 1688.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with letterpress ; platemark 38.4 x 39.7 cm

Lettering

Arlequin Deodat, et Pamirge [i.e. Panurge] hypochondriaques. Weg riep den doctor, sulk gespuys/ Moet na bet dol en gecken buys: / Ick beb noch vry wat te geneesen/ Eer alles op syn stet sat wesen. Gisling f. et exc: Genevae. De Duytse doctor, en de vreemde patienten ...

References note

T. Wright, A history of caricature and grotesque in literature and art, London: Virtue, 1864
F. Muller, De nederlandsche geschiedenis in platen, part 1, Amsterdam: Frederik Muller, no. 2754
J.G. de Lint, Geneeskundige volksprenten in de Nederlanden, Gorinchem: J. Noorduyn & zoon, 1918, p. 23-25
Jane Kromm, The art of frenzy: public madness in the visual culture of Europe, 1500-1850, London; New York: Continuum, 2002, pp. 100-103

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17525i

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  • Dutch


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