Occupation title source   Keyser
Occupation title (english) Holy Roman Emperor
Hiscode 20210
Description of Image A broadbacked woman sells milk from two buckets, which ordinarily hang from chains on a wooden yoke over her shoulders. She has lowered the buckets so that a female customer, kneeling down to the pails, can dip in a ceramic milk pot she holds in both hands. The seller's back is to the viewer. Behind these two women, on the left, is the window and steeple of a church. In the background to the right, a second milkmaid bearing milk pails suspended from a yoke walks towards the two women. She has her left hand on her hip and does not look especially pleased. Conceivably her rival got to the custom...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Keyser
Translation (English) Holy Roman Emperor
Language source German
Country source Germany
Artist's name Jost Amman
Artist's years and locations 1539-1591
Date of creation 1568
Medium Plate
Collection name Ständebuch
Provenance Jost Amman's Staende und handwerter mit versen von Hans Sachs. Frankfurt a/M 1568, Reprint Muenchen 1884
Status 51


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