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One man sits over a cooking pot on the fire while a group of men all grab at the contents of a dish on the table and a woman and a child sit in a type of cradle. Process print after van H. Hondius after Pieter Bruegel the elder.

  • Bruegel, Pieter, approximately 1525-1569.
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1 print : process print ; image 10.8 x 14.7 cm


Pieter Brueghel the elder - born at Brueghel near Breda 1525 - died at Brussels 1569. The scanty kitchen. In the foreground a woman, sitting in a kind of cradle, is giving a child a drink out of a cowshorn. One of the oldest, if not the oldest reproduction of such a cradle. It is remarkable, that this is present in a family where the greatest poverty prevails. ...


Wellcome Library no. 29271i


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