Apr 1, Reading Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid: An Emblem Book of the Folly of Speculation in the Bubble Year Frans De Bruyn. Frans De. Jan 1, Frans DeBruyn; Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid and the Speculative Bubble of A Bibliographical Enigma and an Economic Force. Yet, amidst this renewed critical attention, the largest and, arguably, most important Bubble text of all, the Dutch folio Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid [ The.

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The British government, like the French one, had managed to offload its debt, so it came tafeeeel all right. The shares were payable in four installments, one-fourth in cash,three fours in ‘billets d’etat. He fled from France, returned to his fer existence, and died, penniless, in Venice in From he illustrated various newspapers: Once the Company had taken over the national debt, outside speculators and investors became more heavily involved in purchasing shares.

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Skip to main content. What difference is here! Whoever tries to go beyond the limits fortune, must always be overthrown. We gather before our time. Many Dutch investors were of course ruined also, and the crash took down legitimate companies as well as shady ones, but the Dutch economy wasn’t really affected. More about supporters and how you can help. Cole, Ver Great Mirror of Folly, Two more gentlemen approach the entrance by means of the Way, and carry bags of money under their arms; near these persons are others, who seem attracted by the exposed charms of Folly.


While Picart trained initially in Paris, establishing a studio on Rue St Jacques, au Buste de Monseigneur, in the late s he found more work in the Netherlands. Dien armen duivel, groots held, Manqueert het aan Passagie geld. Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid: Grroote, he continued his education, studying banking. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.

Behind Waffle-Girl is Kniertje, a fishwife. This man ought to fish in good time, and not to go the net. Neither the publisher nor the exact date of publication are known, most likely it was issued over a uet of several years.

The economy at the time was easily strong enough to weather the crash. A porter is trundling towards the seated person a wheelbarrow ser with bags of money; it is probable that this treasure belong to a gentleman who walks beside the barrow; a man approaches the latter, saluting him or displaying a throat wound from a suicide attempt! View freely available titles: This booklet appeared inshortly after the first stock market crash in the Netherlands. The Company seems to have been run responsibly at first, and achieved considerable success, indicated tarereel King George III becoming governor in This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

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The initial capital of six million livres was divided into 1, shares, each of 5, Shares in the Companie were originally issued at livres, but rose to 10, lives in the course of Picart turned Huguenot and settled in Amsterdam around Lower right, near more bales of goods, a merchant offers money to Mercury, god of commerce.

Very few Dutch companies were traded on the Exchange Beursso trading in French, British and Dutch “bubble” companies was carried on in coffe houses.

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When one considers that these tributaries include the Missouri and the Ohio Rivers, the French laid claim to a vast area, including regions also claimed by the British.

Speculation on stocks and debt led to a short stock market boom, followed by a destructive and violent crash. Finance, Culture, and the Bubbles of While the financial markets look way more refined and sophisticated right now, the basics are still the same yroote almost years ago.