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A surgeon applying a probe to the arm of a screaming patient. Etching by C. Dusart, 1695.

  • Dusart, Cornelis, 1660-1704.
Date
1695
Reference
22538i
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Description

In the middle of the print, a seated peasant shows by his screams the sharp pain which is being caused to him by a country surgeon who is probing a wound in his arm. A woman standing in the background to right shows her sympathy by clasping her hands (adapted from Bartsch's description)

Publication/Creation

1695

Physical description

1 print : etching

Lettering

Corn: Dusart fec et inv.1695.

References note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Leipzig, 1854-1870, vol. V, p. 280, no. 12, "Le chirurgien de village" (related print)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22538i

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Languages

  • Dutch


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