About This Collection
The Bleichroeder Print Collection includes more than 1,000 woodcuts, engravings, etchings, and lithographs ranging in date from the 16th to the 19th century.
The collection is rich in views of stock exchanges, banks, mints, and treasuries; portraits of bankers, statesmen, and financiers; political and personal satires; national finance and taxation and a large number of prints on speculation and credit. Many prominent artists are represented in the collection including Breughel, Goltzius, Rembrandt, Hogarth, and Gillray.
Seventy items from the Collection are available digitally in the online exhibit Coin and Conscience: Popular Views of Money, Credit and Speculation.