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- Object: Des Holdseligen Frauenzimmers Kindbeth-Gespräch:
A broadside satire on the competitive behaviour of women, with a dialogue allegedly recording various women visiting a woman in childbirth; engraving shows the interior of a richly decorated bed chamber, on the left a woman in childbirth and five seated female visitors, and one standing woman, and behind the bed one man hiding, in the centre a cradle, in the R foreground two children and a dog, with a tiled oven on the right; letterpress title and text in three columns underneath (Nuremberg, Fürst, widow and heirs: ca.1670)
- Production date
- 1670 (circa)
Height: 143 millimetres (engraving)
Height: 388 millimetres (printed area)
Width: 258 millimetres (engraving)
Width: 298 millimetres (printed area)
- Curator's comments
- The women are competing by comparing and discussing their husbands' virtues and vices, the skills of their children, and possessions. For an impression of a different, ealier edition (ca.1650), see BM 1880,0710.908.
Lit. T. Hampe, 'Paulus Fürst und sein Kunstverlag', Mitt. aus dem Germanischen Nationalmuseum, Jahrg. 1914/15, pp.103ff., no. 281.
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