Occupation title source   Zeef verkoper
Occupation title (english) Seef seller
Hiscode 94990
Description of Image A young man wearing a soft, brimmed hat walks with a collection of wooden sieves strapped onto his back, holding one sieve in each hand. His mouth is open as he cries out his wares on a town street. A gabled building is in the background at the right. Between the sieve‑seller and the building, a woman wearing an apron over her skirt bends slightly at the waist and sifts something onto the ground with a large sieve she holds in both hands. Sieves were exceedingly practical items, used by housewives to sift barley, dried peas and beans, rice, and flour free of dirt, dust, chaff, pebble...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Seef, seef
Translation (English) Sieves, Sieves
Language source Dutch
Country source The Netherlands
Artist's name Lenaert Bramer
Artist's years and locations 1596-1674
Date of creation 1659 (circa)
Medium Drawing
Collection name Straatwerken
Provenance Prentenkabinet, Leiden
Collection address University of Leiden
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