Occupation title source   Balbierer
Occupation title (english) Barber-Surgeon
Hiscode 57030
Description of Image A woman sits behind a wooden table covered with a cloth. Two square-shaped bottles, a flat bowl used to rinse two small drinking glasses, and a free-standing drinking glass are on the table. The woman's right hand is on the top of one bottle; and she holds a drinking glass in her left hand. She leans forward talking to a man standing in front of the table who is drinking a glass of the brandy. The man, wearing a soft cap, is a laborer and has a tool or possibly a knife in a sheath, suspended from his waist. His right hand is on his hip; his head is thrown back; and he drinks thirstily from the...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Balbierer
Translation (English) Barber-Surgeon
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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