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A cock, representing Theodorus de Cock (Theodorus de Kock). Engraving attributed to Carel Allard, 1705.

Allard, Carel, 1648-approximately 1709.
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Denotat en noMen franCo ore, ah! gaLLVs aberrans [i.e. 1705]
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Description

A cock, composed of engraved text in Dutch about Theodorus de Cock and about his predecessor as Catholic Vicar Apostolic, in the Dutch Republic, Petrus Codde. The cock cries "Coc coc coque", wakes up monks and nuns, and defecates Roman Catholic institutions such as the Inquisition, papal infallibility, miracles etc.

Publication/Creation

Tot Emmerik (in de Roomse Kok) : Bij Dirk de Haan, Denotat en noMen franCo ore, ah! gaLLVs aberrans [i.e. 1705]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 24 x 15.5 cm

Lettering

Zinnebeeldig pourtret van de E.W. Hr. Theodorus de Coc ... De gekapuinde haan ofte der munniken en nonnen morgen-wekker

Publications note

F. Muller, De nederlandsche geschiedenis in platen, part 2, Amsterdam: Frederik Muller, 1870, p. 83 no. 3410.4
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires no. 1439

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 673551i

Lettering note

Bears number: 4

Creator/production credits

Attributed by Muller, op. cit. p. 81, to Carel Allard working in Amsterdam

Languages

  • Dutch



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