Arlequin sur l'Hyppogryphe a la Croisade Lojoliste. Armée van de Heylige Ligue voor der Jesuiten Monarchy

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Arlequin sur l'Hyppogryphe a la Croisade Lojoliste. Armée van de Heylige Ligue voor der Jesuiten Monarchy

1689

engraving & letterpress on paper

sheet: 15 3/16 x 14 3/8 in. (38.5 x 36.5 cm)

Romeyn de Hooghe
(Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1645 - 1708, Haarlem, Netherlands)

CULTURE OR GROUP:

Dutch

OBJECT NAME:

engravings (prints)



CREDIT LINE:

Museum Purchase through the John N. Chester Fund

OBJECT NUMBER:

2019-7-1

IMAGE USE:

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LOCATION:

East Gallery

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Description
Satire on the deposed Kings James II and Louis XIV, both Catholic, riding a donkey and leading a Catholic crusade, sharing one biretta. Beside them Father Petre (James II's confessor) riding a lobster and holding James II's son, Edward Francis. James II and Louis XIV joined forces and landed in Ireland in 1689 in an attempt to re-take the throne, however, William III ultimately defeated them in the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.

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DIMENSIONS

  • sheet, sheet: 15 3/16 x 14 3/8 in. (38.5 x 36.5 cm)