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A man in ragged clothes pushing a woman sitting in a wheelbarrow. Etching with engraving by W.Y. Ottley after the Monogrammatist bxg.

b g, Monogrammist, active approximately 1470-1490.
Date
[1828]

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Description

The poor woman is holding a branch of a tree, to be used as a goad (?), in her right hand, and a drinking vessel in her left hand

Publication/Creation

[London], [1828]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 9.3 x 14.7 cm

Lettering

b X g

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43780i

Creator/production credits

The designer was possibly a fifteenth century German or Netherlandish engraver, a follower of M. Schongauer, who used the monogram bX8 or bXg

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