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Print, satirical print, title-page (BM 1854,0513.522.23)

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Print, satirical print, title-page (BM 1854,0513.522.23)

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Title page to a tract entitled "Het Heydinnetje, de Miquelet, en Mooyfraaykiek, in de Pireneen", no. 23 in the series entitled "Esopus in Europa"; in the centre, an etching showing a ragged peasant with wooden shoes (the "Mooyfraaykiek", "Always-Look-Well"), a tall soldier with a long rapier held behind his back and a ragged, barefoot gipsy woman in a mountainous landscape; behind, to right, is a picture painted on the wall of a building showing the French tiger and a fox attacking an owl while above an Imperial eagle devours a bat (perhaps Savoy). 1702
Etching with letterpress printed in black ink

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1702
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