[Spotprent/Satirical print handcoloured] Alliantie tusschen de Franschen en Bataafsche Republiken.

Allegory of the alliance between the Batavian Republic and the French Republic on May 16, 1795. The Dutch Maiden with a spike of freedom and a French soldier standing within the Dutch Garden, defended by the Dutch lion and the French cock. On the left a Bull running away, representing the Spanish military forces. Titled below: “Alliantie tusschen de Franschen en Bataafsche Republiken;” On the top center the eye of God, witnessing the agreement. The soldier states: “Verbintenes voor Eeuwig” (Bound forever) and the Dutch Maid: “vriend gy zyt mijn verlosser” (You are my saviour); on the book in the foreground “Recht van de mens” (Human rights); on the right, on the pedestal: “een Hart voor ‘t Vaderl.” (A heart for the fatherland).

Hand colored etching on paper, with very small margins; total: 181 x 235 mm; some staining and smudges on the verso; repaired tears on the right margin, yet in very good condition. Mounted on passepartout, not pasted or mounted on mat.

Incl. VAT  272,25

Excl. VAT  225,00


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