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A Veiled Woman with Two Musicians, plate 3 from The Masquerades

Artist:
Workshop of Jacques de Gheyn II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1565–1629 The Hague)
Artist:
After Jacques de Gheyn II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1565–1629 The Hague)
Date:
1595–96
Medium:
Engraving; first state of three
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/8 × 6 5/8 in. (23.8 × 16.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.1229(3)
Not on view
Composition of three masked figures. A veiled woman is placed on the right, looking directly at the viewer. To the left, there are two masked, male musicians mockingly playing a gridiron and a bellows. Their both depicted in dance poses.
Signature: IDGeijn. Inven. et ex

Inscription: 'IDGeijn. Inven. et ex'; '3'

Marking: Watermark in the top half of the paper
Hollstein VII.132.117; The New Hollstein (The de Gheyn Family, Part I) 243.162
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