Designs for the Lids or Insides of Tobacco Boxes

Artist:
Elias Baeck (German, Laybach 1679–1747 Augsburg)
Artist:
Gottfried Pfautz (German, Ulm 1687/88–1760 Augsburg)
Publisher:
Albrecht Schmidt (German, active in Augsburg, 18th century (first half))
Date:
ca. 1710–30
Medium:
etching
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund 1949
Accession Number:
49.20.30(1-9)
Not on view
Series of 9 rectangular designs for the decoration of tobacco boxes with short inscriptions adding a funny and/or moral connotation to the central scenes.
Vendor: S. F. C. Smith