Occupation title source   Kauffmann
Occupation title (english) Merchant
Hiscode 41025
Description of Image On first glance, Bramer's barber stands facing his customer seated in a chair and appears to be shaving him. A metal shaving pan is placed under the neck of the seated customer, who has a cloth sheet draped to protect his clothing from hair, soap, and water. The barber has a purse and holder for shears hanging from a belt at his waist. The customer wears expensive fancy shoes with ribboned decorations over the instep; ribbon garters hold his hose just below the knee. Behind the barber, on both walls of the shop, are shelves with various splint boxes, some square, others rounded, and at least f...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Kauffmann
Translation (English) Merchant
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 Stšndebuch
Provenance Jost Amman's Staende und handwerter mit versen von Hans Sachs. Frankfurt a/M 1568, Reprint Muenchen 1884


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