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Les Quatres Ages de la vie humaine (The four ages of man) / La vieillesse (Old age)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1853,0312.160

  • Title (object)

    • La vieillesse (Old age)

    Title (series)

    • Les Quatres Ages de la vie humaine (The four ages of man)
  • Description

    Interior with an old woman on crutches standing between two seated old men, and holding a bowl and spoon; a fireplace at right; and on the wall at back a picture of Death as the Grim Reaper; from a series of four plates published by Gole in Amsterdam; proof impression. Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1675-1704
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 251 millimetres
    • Width: 179 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    BM has a complete set of the series.
    For an impression of the second state, see S,3806 and for the third state, see S,3807.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 46.I bibliographic details
    • Bartsch Undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Sheepshanks)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1853

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1853,0312.160

Interior with an old woman on crutches standing between two seated old men, and holding a bowl and spoon; a fireplace at right; and on the wall at back a picture of Death as the Grim Reaper; from a series of four plates published by Gole in Amsterdam; proof impression. Mezzotint

Interior with an old woman on crutches standing between two seated old men, and holding a bowl and spoon; a fireplace at right; and on the wall at back a picture of Death as the Grim Reaper; from a series of four plates published by Gole in Amsterdam; proof impression. Mezzotint

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