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,
Workshop of Jacques de Gheyn II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1565–1629 The Hague)
After Jacques de Gheyn II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1565–1629 The Hague)
Engraving; first state of three
Sheet: 9 5/16 × 6 9/16 in. (23.7 × 16.7 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
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