Occupation title source   Beck
Occupation title (english) Baker
Hiscode 77610
Description of Image The tinsmith sits on a three-legged stool just behind his narrow workbench. He has balanced a lantern on a wooden support raised up from the bench. He grasps the lantern with his left hand, supporting it against his knees. He holds a hammer in his raised right hand, which he is about to strike down onto the surface of the lantern. A young woman watches him. She holds a lantern in both hands. A metal shopping can sits on the workbench in front of her. A metal box, a large tin or pewter serving platter, and a tin shopping can are on a wall shelf behind them. Two lanterns are suspended by their h...
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Gender Male/Female
Title of the image Beck
Translation (English) Baker
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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