Occupation title source   Steinschneider
Occupation title (english) Gem Cutter
Hiscode 16190
Description of Image Two men are working in a printshop. At the left, a man wearing a soft cap stands at a work table, inking a plate. In the center, a printer turns the handles of a roller press. Close to the walls of the shop, pages of print, some with illustrations, are hanging to dry. The shop is illuminated with light entering a set of diamond-paned double windows at the rear. The Dutch utilized printing presses to produce books, broadsheets, almanacs, maps, playing cards, and art prints which enjoyed great popularity. Printers frequently functioned as book sellers and publishers. Broadsheets, almanacs, a...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Steinschneider
Translation (English) Gem Cutter
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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