A courtroom hearing a paternity suite: a lawyer pleads for his client before the bench. Engraving by P. Tanjé, 1752/1761, after C. Troost.
- Troost, Cornelis, 1697-1750.
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An episode in the play Beslikte Swaantje, en Drooge Fobert; of de boere rechtbank, by Abraham Alewijn, act III. Swaantje (right) is pregnant by the son of the Lord of Puijteveen, but Fobert (weeping on the left) is mistakenly accused of the paternity: he is defended by his lawyer
De boeren rechtbank, te Puiterveen. ... Le barreau des païsans, à Puiterveen. ... C. Troost pinx. P. Tanjé fecit.
Amsterdam : P. Fouquet Junior.
1 print : engraving ; image 24.3 x 35.7 cm
Wellcome Library no. 31648i