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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.
Date
1752-1761
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31648i
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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

Publication/Creation

Amsterdam : P. Fouquet Junior.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 24.3 x 35.7 cm

Lettering

De boeren rechtbank, te Puiterveen. ... Le barreau des païsans, à Puiterveen. ... C. Troost pinx. P. Tanjé fecit.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 31648i

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Languages

  • Dutch
  • French


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