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Antique Print-THE STOCK MARKET END-SATIRE-DEFORMED SICK PERSONS-John Law-1720
- Plate 67: 'De actiewereld op haar einde.' (The end of the stock jobbery world.) A caricature in prose and verse with persons having physical body damage addressing a pest infected ex-wind trader. Satirizing of the disastrous Mississippi scheme (1718-1720) of the French Compagnie d'Occident and the speculations its stock that led to the complete ruin of many of its over-eager French, Dutch and English shareholders.) Copperplate etching / engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. Description: Original engraved print from "Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid, vertoonende de opkomst, voortgang en ondergang der Actie, Bubbel en Windnegotie, in Vrankryk, Engeland, en de Nederlanden, gepleegt in den Jaare MDCCXX �", Amsterdam, 1720. (The Great Mirror of Folly, which is actually a collection on all printsmaps and text, published in 1720, satirizing the Englishman John Law, his Mississippi Company, and the international land and trading speculation in worthless shares of the South Sea Bubble of 1719-1720, which resulted in an international scandal.Artists and Engravers: Unknown. Condition: Excellent given its age. General age related toning and occasional light staining as visible on scan. Original middle fold as issued. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B53-43 The overall size is ca. 16.3 x 14.2 inch. The image size is ca. 14.8 x 11.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 41.5 x 36 cm. The image size is ca. 37.5 x 30 cm.
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