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A young woman tending to a a cut on her finger from which drops of blood fall. Line engraving by F. Basan, 17--, after N. Berchem (?).

Berchem, Nicolaas Pietersz, 1620-1683.
Date
[between 1700 and 1799]

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Description

She has a cushion on her lap, perhaps meaning that she was sewing, and has injured her hand with the sewing needle. She wears a fur stole, meaning that she is working in the cold

Lettering

La piqeuere la moins dangereuse. ; N. Berghem P. ; F. Basan excudit.

Publication/Creation

Paris (rüe St. Jacques) : chés Basan, [between 1700 and 1799]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image and lettering 38.1 x 27.5 cm

Publications note

Karl-Heinrich von Heinecken, Dictionnaire des artistes, dont nous avons des estampes, avec une notice detaillée de leurs ouvrages gravés, Leipzig 1790, 514 ("N. Berghem. Par Fr Basan. La piqûre la moins dangereuse, piece en hauteur, gravée chez le même")

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 672374i

Language

  • French


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