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Creator:
Print made by Pieter Schenck, 1660–1719, Dutch
Title:

Rustica Simplicitas

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 9 3/4 × 7 5/16 inches (24.8 × 18.6 cm) and Image: 9 3/16 × 7 3/16 inches (23.3 × 18.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "1843"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Ostade | 416"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "P. Schenk fec: et exc: Amstelod: | Hier vryen Louw en Pleun: sy geest hem't hooge woord.| Hoe? de asgerechte snaak begon haar schoon te noemen;"; lettered, lower right: Haar neus, haar mondtjen, en haar, mangetjes te roemen. | Dat had hy inde Stad geleerd: sy nooit gehoord. L Smids."; lettered, lower center: "Rustica Simplicitas."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1137
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22982
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