Antique Print-RIDDLE OF NIJMEGEN-PUZZLE-MAN AND SONS-TOWNHALL-vas Dias-ca 1900.

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‘RAADSEL VAN NIJMEGEN, VOORGESTELD IN EENE SCHILDEIJ ANNO 1619. HANGENDE IN DE VOORZAAL VAN HET STADHUIS ALDAAR.’

– This print shows the riddle of Nijmegen (Netherlands) also depicted on a painting in the townhall: Huybert the old Man marries for his first wife Anna a widow, having a foreson named Gysbert, and breeds with her his two Sons in red, Adem and Arent; This wife having died, marries for his second wife again a widow named Beel, who had a pre-daughter named Jacomyn, and obtains from her the two Sons in Green, Bartel and Barent. Meanwhile the first wife’s pre-daughter marries the old man’s second wife’s pre-daughter; from which he generates his two youngest Sons in white, named Casper and Coenraat.

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This print shows the riddle of Nijmegen (Netherlands) also depicted on a painting in the townhall: Huybert the old Man marries for his first wife Anna a widow, having a foreson named Gysbert, and breeds with her his two Sons in red, Adem and Arent; This wife having died, marries for his second wife again a widow named Beel, who had a pre-daughter named Jacomyn, and obtains from her the two Sons in Green, Bartel and Barent. Meanwhile the first wife’s pre-daughter marries the old man’s second wife’s pre-daughter; from which he generates his two youngest Sons in white, named Casper and Coenraat.

Made by after an anonymous artist.

Medium: Colour lithograph on wove paper.

Sheet size: 27.5 x 21.5 cm (10.83 x 8.46 inch). Image size: 18 x 16.5 cm. (7.09 x 6.5 inch).

Condition: fair, given age. Corners creases. Fold in middle, right margin and upper right corner. Stains in reverse. Smudges in margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

RIDDLE OF NIJMEGEN-PUZZLE-MAN AND SONS-TOWNHALL-PAINTING | RB-A7-27

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This attractive print was published by H. ten Hoet, Burchtstraat, Nijmegen ca 1900.

Additional information

Dimensions 21 × 27 × 1 cm

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