Occupation title source   Fuerst
Occupation title (english) Prince
Hiscode 20210
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 Male
Title of the image Fuerst
Translation (English) Prince
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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