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A one-legged hurdy gurdy player dressed in rags with his companion, an old woman dressed in rags reading from a song sheet. Engraving with etching by J. Matham after Adriaen Pietersz van de Venne.

  • Venne, Adriaen Pietersz. van de, 1589-1662.
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43832i
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Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 35.4 x 29.4 cm

Lettering

Vrijsters hoort wat ick singh en houtet voor gheen leughen, hebie de nieuwe stoters geproest, so sellen de ouwe niet deughen ... A. van Venne inven. A. Matham sculp.

Lettering note

Lettering continues repeating the Dutch verse in French
Further lettering within the print: the text of the song sheet in the old woman's hands is legible

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43832i

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Languages

  • Dutch
  • French


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