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A Woman led by a Player holding a Torch, plate 9 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 5/8 in. (23.6 × 16.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.1229(9)
Not on view
Composition of a male and a female figure holding hands. On the left side a masked woman is portrayed, she looks to the man at her side. The man looks back at her while he seems to be leading her somewhere. In his left hand he holds a burning torch onto which a blank cartouche has been attached.
Signature: IDGeijn. Inven. et excu.

Inscription: 'IDGeijn. Inven. et excu'; '9'

Marking: Watermark in the lower half of the paper
Hollstein VII.132.123; The New Hollstein (The de Gheyn Family, Part I) 243.168
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