With full plate borders and margins on a laid paper. Original middle fold.
Bombario, o dood! Te schendig in de nood
A broadside satirising the collapse of the share trade and various investment schemes; with an etching showing the interior of a palace, in the right background the figure of Justice seated on a throne approached by Mercury, God of Trade, in the left foreground a group a people and figures, including Devil and Death, dragging John Law and Bombario towards the court; at the bottom corners two vignettes showing Democritus and Heraclitus; with engraved Dutch title, inscriptions, and verses in two columns.
From : 'Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid';
BM Satires 1658
Muller 1863-1882 3552 (17) a
Democritus and Heraclitus were often depicted as the laughing and weeping philosophers respectively, here represented by boys.
- Dutch 17th C.
- Title of artwork
- Broadside about the South Sea bubble
- Engraving, Etching
- Not signed
- In good condition
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 280×275 mm
- Total dimensions
- 290×305×1 mm