1 print : etching in red ink on wove paper ; plate mark 27.6 x 21.9 cm, on sheet 35 x 26 cm + 1 sheet ( page)
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 "7" 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 -- Committees: provisions committee -- Dutchmen -- Male dress: sabots.
"Two committee-men make requisitions from a peasant and a barrow-woman. One takes a fish from the creel on the fisherman's back, and puts it into a small cornucopia which he holds. The victim, who wears trousers and sabots filled with straw, holds a paper, 'Recepisse' (see BMSat 8849), and clenches his fist, furious at receiving a receipt instead of cash. The other, in back view, has taken a handful of turnips, the old woman looks at him with a hungry, puzzled stare."--British Museum online catalogue.
Baskets. Fishermen. Wheelbarrows.
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership. Harvey, Francis--Ownership. Hess, David, 1770-1843, artist. Riviere & Son Binding.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 7, no. 8852 Wright, T. Works of James Gillray, the caricaturist with the history of his life and times, p. 373
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