Past op!!! [graphic].

Creator:
Gillray, James, 1756-1815, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on wove paper ; plate mark 27.8 x 22.1 cm, on sheet 37 x 28 cm + 1 sheet ([1] page)
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Artist identified as Hess and printmaker questionably identified as Gillray in the British Museum catalogue.
Place and date of publication from British Museum catalogue.
Possibly published by Hannah Humphrey. See British Museum catalogue.
One of twenty plates published as a bound set entitled: Hollandia regenerata.
Plate numbered "20" in upper left corner.
With: Letterpress explanation in French that includes appropriate texts from the Bible in Dutch and in English.
Temporary local subject terms: Holland: civil discord -- Emblems: hour-glass -- Personifications: Time -- Seven ears of wheat-corn as United Provinces.
Abstract:
"Time stands behind an oval table covered with a cloth on which is an hour-glass, its sands nearly run out, standing on a large flat book inscribed 'Traitè de Paix', from which five seals hang evenly. Behind him is a doorway in a stone wall, covered with a curtain, one side of which he holds. With his left forefinger he points upwards at the inscription above the door: 'L'avenir', which is decorated with seven (drooping) ears of corn. The seals are inscribed (left to right): 'F.W.' [Frederick William of Prussia]; 'G Rx', with its ribbon inscribed 'God save the King'; France; a crowned 'C' [Catherine II]; 'Fr. Imp.' [Francis Imperator] (prophetic of the powers that decided the fate of Holland in 1815). 'Le génie du Terns garde la porte de l'avenir;... Qui est le mortel assez hardi, pour oser le penetrer? . . .' Text, 'Proverbs', x. 28. To this is added, in English only, 'St. Matthew', v. 9, 'Blessed are the peacemakers!'"--British Museum online catalogue.
Topics:
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
Harvey, Francis--Ownership.
Hess, David, 1770-1843, artist.
Riviere & Son Binding.
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
English
French
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1796.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1796.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
796.00.00.25
Auchincloss Gillray v. 12
Orbis Record:
8059763
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr08681
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 7, no. 8865
Wright, T. Works of James Gillray, the caricaturist with the history of his life and times, p. 373
OID:
11105936
PID:
digcoll:976645