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An Oriental Grandee, A Peasant with a Cock attached to his Belt and a Veiled Woman Playing the Rumbling-Pot, plate 5 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 5/16 × 6 9/16 in. (23.7 × 16.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.1229(5)
Not on view
Composition of three masked figures of whom two male and one female. On the left side an oriental figure is placed holding a scepter in one hand and clutching his sword with the other. On the right, a male figurre has been portrayed from the back, showing a cock hanging from the belt around his waist. Between them a veiled woman is depicted who faces the viewer and is plaring the rumbling-pot.
Signature: IDGeijn. Inven. et excu.

Inscription: 'IDGeijn. Inven. et excu'; '5'
Hollstein VII.132.119; The New Hollstein (The de Gheyn Family, Part I) 243.164
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