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A tooth-drawer holding up a tooth after extracting it from a patient, who is spitting blood out of the window. Engraving by D.J. Pound after G. Dou, 1672.

Dou, Gerard, 1613-1675.
Date
1672
Reference
16452i
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Description

The tooth-drawer is adorning a furry hat, in front of him are the attributes of his trade: a medicine chest, a surgeon's seal and surgeon's plate. In the background is an alligator hanging from the ceiling and various medicinal jars

Publication/Creation

Dresden ; Leipzig : A.H. Payne.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; image 16.9 x 13.4 cm

Lettering

The dentist. Der Zahnarzt. Ger. Dou pinxt. ; D.J. Pound sc.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16452i

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