Rare Antique Print-SATIRE-MARRIAGE-WOMAN WEARS PANTS-BOSSY WIFE-Schenk-c. 1700

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This rare original antique print shows ”The bossy wife”.

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Description

Subject: Antique print, titled: ”Quaad Voor Teken […].” – (Bad omen). This rare original antique print shows ”The bossy wife”. The text below, in Dutch, speaks of the Hen playing the Rooster and ”Wanneer de vrou den Broeck begeert / Zoo is het Gantsche huijs onteert” (When the wife desires to wear the pants / the whole household goes awry).

Condition: Good, given age. Horizontal and vertical folds. Irregular edges as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Medium: Copperplate engraving / etching. on hand laid (verge) paper.

Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 21 x 32.5 cm. The image size is ca. 17 x 27 cm.

Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 12.8 inch. The image size is ca. 6.7 x 10.6 inch.

Part Number: 64630

Location: PCOM-B1-19

Description: Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Petrus Schenk’ after an anonymous artist. Published by Pieter/ Petrus Schenk / Schenck the elder (1660-1711/1713), a German engraver and cartographer active in Amsterdam and Leipzig. One of his specialties was the mezzotint. Rare undescribed

 

 

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