Occupation title source   Backer
Occupation title (english) Baker
Hiscode 77610
Description of Image A muscular-legged baker wears an apron over his pants; has a soft cap to keep hair from his eyes and to absorb sweat produced from the heat of the oven; and has his sleeves rolled up to his elbows. He holds a long-handled wooden baker's peel so he can place two round loaves of bread on the floor of the heated oven. Behind him, at the far right, a bareheaded apprentice boy kneads dough with his bare feet by standing in a wooden bread trough. Baked round loaves of bread are on a wall shelf between the baker and the apprentice. A scale for weighing bread loaves hangs on the back wall. Above t...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Backer
Translation (English) Baker
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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