Antique Satire Print-YAWNER-FARMACY-MOOR-DRUNK STUDENTS-Ver Huell-1873



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Crayon type lithograph printed from several lithographic stones creating the image and background tone. on paper.

Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 36.5 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 21 x 17 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 14.4 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 8.3 x 6.7 inch.

Plate:’De Gaper’. (The yawner) A gaper is a stone or wooden head, often depicting a Moor, on the front of a building in the Netherlands. It was used to indicate that this building is a pharmacy.This plate shows drunk students comparing their tongues with a yawner. Scan does not show the complete page, which is larger. A text page (not shown) is included. This original lithograph originates from ‘Jeugd, Studenten Schetsen.’ (Youth, Student Sketches), a bundle of satirical sketches depicting the Leiden Student life. Many plates include Ver Huell.Artists and Engravers: The author and artist of this work is Alexander Ver Huell (1822-1897). Ver Huell was well respected for his humoristic sketches of the Leiden student life in word and sketch. He became internationally known through his bundle ‘Op het IJs’ (On the Ice.), which included sketches from the French periodical L’Illustration. The lithographs in this bundle were made by C.C.A. Last and published by P. Gouda Quint, Firma is An. Nijhoff en Zoon te Arnhem (The Netherlands).

Condition: Fine. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.


(PCO) A128-18

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