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A tooth-drawer extracting a tooth from a standing patient, who is being pick-pocketed by a woman. Line engraving after L. van Leyden, 1523.

  • Lucas, van Leyden, 1494-1533.
Date
1523
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16418i
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Description

The depiction of the patient was praised by Karel van Mander in 1604 for its rendering of the expression of pain: K. van Mander, Het schilder-boeck, Haarlem 1604, fol. 214

Publication/Creation

1523

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 11.7 x 7.5 cm

Lettering

L 1523.

References note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, Leipzig 1854-1876, vol. 7, p. 421, after no. 157
N. Beets, Lucas de Leyde, Brussels & Paris 1913, p. 97
F.H.H. Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, vol. X, p. 176
M.E. Wasserfuhr, Zahnmedizinische Darstellungen ... , 1970, p. 22

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16418i

Reproduction note

In reverse after an engraving by Lucas. For the print in the original direction, see this catalogue, record no. 16423i

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