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Scenes from the story of Lazarillo de Tormes

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  • Title (series)

    • Scenes from the story of Lazarillo de Tormes
  • Description

    A blind beggar dancing around a pillar in the centre, holding a hat and a stick in his left hand and a cup in his right hand, being watched by bystanders, a barking dog to the right, fragments of classical columns in the foreground, the church of Santa Maria in Aracoeli (?) and other buildings in the background; second state with monogram


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  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1631-1677
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 131 millimetres
    • Width: 116 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Monogrammed in the lower left, on a column: "TW"
  • Curator's comments

    This is an illustration from the story of Lazarillo de Tormes, an anonymous Spanish picaresque novel from the sixteenth century; for another book-illustration of this story see S.2554. For a counterproof see S.2553

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 11.II bibliographic details
    • Weigel 1843 171.11 bibliographic details
    • Bartsch IV.147.11 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Sheepshanks)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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