Occupation title source   Baartscheerder
Occupation title (english) Barber
Hiscode 57030
Description of Image On first glance, Bramer's barber stands facing his customer seated in a chair and appears to be shaving him. A metal shaving pan is placed under the neck of the seated customer, who has a cloth sheet draped to protect his clothing from hair, soap, and water. The barber has a purse and holder for shears hanging from a belt at his waist. The customer wears expensive fancy shoes with ribboned decorations over the instep; ribbon garters hold his hose just below the knee. Behind the barber, on both walls of the shop, are shelves with various splint boxes, some square, others rounded, and at least f...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Baartscheerder
Translation (English) Barber
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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