Occupation title source   Handmaler
Occupation title (english) Painter
Hiscode 16130
Description of Image A man and young boy are lugging between them a very large wicker basket filled with pieces of kindling wood. Each wears a soft cap and carries an armload of wood under his free arm. In the background are the bricked arches and walls of a ruined structure overgrown with some trees and bushes. Kindling and firewood was burned in home fireplaces to cook meals and to provide warmth. (Peat was also used as a household heating and cooking fuel.) Occasionally dried branches from pruned fruit trees was burned at home to produce aromatic smoke used to flavor cured hams which hung high above the hea...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Handmaler
Translation (English) Painter
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


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