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An old woman wearing spectacles picking fleas or lice from a man's hair; behind her stands a man who holds up a jug. Engraving by L.At. (?) after A. van Ostade.

  • Ostade, Adriaen van, 1610-1685.
Date
1700-1799
Reference
34172i
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Publication/Creation

Paris (rue St. Jacques) : chés Basan graveur.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 24.7 x 31 cm

Lettering

La bonne femme. ; Gravé, d'aprés A.t Ostade. ; A.t Ostade pinxit ; L.A.t sculp.

Creator/production credits

Engraving attributed by Huber to L. Aliamet, presumably referring to I. Aliamet (i.e. Jacques Aliamet, 1726-1788). However, it is not listed among Jacques Aliamet's prints in the Inventaire du fonds français, loc. cit.

References note

Michel Huber, Catalogue raisonné du cabinet d'estampes de feu M. Winckler, Leipzig 1801, p. 613, no. 3539 ("2 f. La Chaumiere. La bonne femme, pieces gravées d'après d. von Ostade, la premiere par S. W. Musculus, la seconde par L. Aliamet, in fol. en tr.")
Not found in: Marcel Roux, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du dix-huitième siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, Cabinet des estampes, tome I, Paris 1931, pp. 22-76 (inventory of prints by J. Aliamet)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 34172i

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  • French


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