Occupation title source   Visvrouw
Occupation title (english) Fishwife
Hiscode 45220
Description of Image In the foreground a hefty fishwife wearing an apron carries a huge flat basket of fresh fish on her head. She balances the basket with her left hand, while she cries out her wares. Behind her two fishmongers sit on upturned baskets looking after their wares. Their fish are displayed on planks casually arranged on overturned wicker baskets. A woman customer approaches the seated fish vendors. She carries a metal shopping can in her left hand. Fish are also displayed in shallow woven wicker baskets on the ground next to the standing fishwife. Fish was a staple of the Dutch diet. Fish was ava...
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Gender Female
Title of the image Levenden Bodt
Translation (English) Live Flounder
Language source Dutch
Country source The Netherlands
Artist's name Lenaert Bramer
Artist's years and locations 1596-1674
Date of creation 1659 (circa)
Medium Drawing
Collection name Straatwerken
Provenance Prentenkabinet, Leiden
Collection address University of Leiden
Product 1
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