Occupation title source   Brillenmacher
Occupation title (english) Eye Glass Maker
Hiscode 84235
Description of Image The setting is a street in front of a long two-storied building. The building has many double windows with closed wooden shutters on the bottom and diamond-shaped panes of glass on the op above a doorway, a balcony extends beyond a set of windows. A tall woman at the left stands facing a man at the right. In her right hand she holds a number of dressed rabbits by their back feet. With her extended left arm, she hands a rabbit towards her customer. She holds the rabbit's front paws, so its ears dangle down, and the man holds its back paws in his left hand. He points his right index finger at th...
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Gender Male
Title of the image Brillenmacher
Translation (English) Eye Glass Maker
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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