Lot 161
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De Staatskas, a lithographed caricature in two copies together with Venise Sauvée, a lithographed poster by Jan Toorop all 1895

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Description

  • Kroniek paper size 40,6 x 29,5 cm, the other 36,7 x 27,5 cm, Venise Sauvée 45 x 28 cm
one as published in de Kroniek, one without surrounding tekst on wove, a caricature on a fiscal law by which one was charged according to the number of chimneys, the minister of finance depicted conducting a symphony of smoking chimneys, both signed in the plate, the supplement copy of the Kroniek printed by S. Lankhout & Co.



Venise Sauvée, a lithographed poster advertising a play by Thomas Otway enacted in Paris in 1895, allegorically depicting the story of the leading caracter of the play who was to be murdered by his loved one in order to save the town of Venice, in grey and black on a cream ground on wove, signed in reverse on the stone

Literature

Exhib. Cat. Amsterdam Printroom 1969, De Staatskas p. 22, no. 8, fig. 8, Venise Sauvée p. 23, no. 15, fig. 15

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