Loon na werk 1780 [graphic].

Published/Created:
[Netherlands] :
[s.n.],
[1780]
Physical Description:
1 print : mezzotint & etching on laid paper ; plate mark 20.8 x 27.3 cm., on sheet 29 x 44 cm.
Notes:
"De piris is 8 stuijoen."
Abstract:
A large, muzzled and chained dog representing England, is shown being attacked by several men who represent England's enemies, the countries of the armed neutrality league and its allies -- a Swede, a Dane, a Frenchman with an umbrella, a Spaniard with a cane, a Dutchman holding the dog by the tail, an American with a single feather in his hat, and one woman, Catherine of Russia, holding a caduceus and a sword. In the background, a woman, labeled "Queen of the Sea," stripped to the waist, wearing a crown, and hanging by her wrists from a gallows is being whipped by a man dressed as a naval officer and identified as J. Paul Jones. The print includes legend to numbered figures below title.
Topics:
Assault and battery.
Great Britain--Foreign relations--1760-1789.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
Genre:
Etchings--Dutch--1780.
Mezzotints--Dutch--1780.
Satires (Visual works)--Netherlands--1780.
Watermarks (Paper)--CtY-LW
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
780.00.00.159
Orbis Record:
8059818
Yale Collection:
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr30573
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires / Mary Dorothy George, v. 5, no. 5715
OID:
11020718
PID:
digcoll:551410