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- Object: Kurtzweilige Beschreibung der löblichen Spinn- vnd Rockenstuben...
A broadside satire on loose morals, after a woodcut of 1524 by Barthel Beham, showing the interior of a spinning room with on the left a man playing the bag-pipes, in the centre two couples dancing, other couples fondling each other and making sexual advances, one man displaying his backside, one man warming his back by the oven, and two men sleeping; with engraved lettering A-Z, and with letterpress title, and text and legend in three columns, and with two vertical segments, one horizontal segment, and a border of type ornaments. (Nuremberg, Fürst:[ca.1650])
- Production date
- 1650 (circa)
Height: 175 millimetres (etching)
Height: 378 millimetres (printed area)
Width: 252 millimetres (etching)
Width: 282 millimetres (printed area)
- Curator's comments
- According to Harms, this plate is identical in all versions, one of which signed P Troschel (Harms.IV.16.b; Hampe.279).
For another broadside of the same plate with a different border, see 1999,0627.39
- Not on display
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