- Museum number
- Object: Allamodischer Niemandt. (Fashionable Nobody)
A broadside satire on 'Nobody', criticising those who take no responsibility for their actions; kitchen interior with an open door and a view of an apple tree on the left; a male personification of 'nobody' stands fashionably dressed, his mouth locked with a padlock, holding a lantern, surrounded by broken objects, on the right a female servant cooks without paying attention to the fire and a woman talks to a child; with engraved title and text in three columns, (Nuremberg, Fürst: [ca.1660])
- Production date
- 1660 (circa)
Height: 249 millimetres
Width: 238 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The print is missing a section of image and one column of text on the left, see Harms for an illustration of the complete sheet. Harms suggests the engraver Abraham Aubry (active 1650-ca.1682) as the printmaker.
For an earlier broadside (ca.1590) of Nobody, see BM 1880,0710.864 (Harms IV.10).
For a later broadside of c. 1740 of the same subject, see BM 1876,0510.559
Additional lit: T. Hampe, 'Paulus Fürst und sein Kunstverlag', Mitteilungen aus dem Germanischen Nationalmuseums, Jahrg. 1914/15, p.107, no. 283; W. A. Coupe, German Illustrated Broadsheets in the 17th century (Baden-Baden, 1966): pl. 46.
- Not on display
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