Occupation title source   Boekbinder
Occupation title (english) Bookbinder
Hiscode 92625
Description of Image A man carrying two baskets filled with nuts walks across a market square near a large church. He is shouting out his wares. He passes next to a young woman seated on a low ladderback chair using a knife to open up fruits and nuts which she has in two baskets, a small one near her right foot, and a taller one near her left knee. The nut peddler has a broad- brimmed hat and wears a scarf knotted jauntily at his neck. He turns his face and eyes towards the woman. Dutch people enjoyed ripe walnuts right from the shell, but also used them in cooking, and sometimes made spiced sweetmeats from th...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Boekbinder
Translation (English) Bookbinder
Language source Dutch
Country source The Netherlands
Artist's name Jan Luyken
Artist's years and locations 1649-1712
Date of creation 1694
Medium Plate
Collection name Het Menselijk Bedrijf
Provenance Jan Luyken, Afbeelding der Menschelyke Bezigheden [=Spiegel van het Menslyk Bedryf] Amsterdam 1705


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