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A Dutch Ale House

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • A Dutch Ale House
  • Description

    A man raising a glass in a tavern while holding a pipe with his other hand, a waitress standing behind him, seen through an arched window of which the sill is decorated with a relief showing putti playing with a goat, some flatfish and smoking materials on the window-sill; after Willem van Mieris; illustration from Allan Cunningham's Cabinet Gallery ('The gallery of pictures by the first masters of the English and foreign schools'); publication line cut off. 1833 Etching and engraving


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1833
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 178 millimetres (cut)
    • Width: 137 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title and production details: "W. Mieris" and "W.J. [sic] Pyne".
  • Curator's comments

    See 1861,124.732 for another impression.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein undescribed (after Mieris) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: The gallery of pictures by the first masters of the English and foreign schools
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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