Le paysan paresseux
- Additional Title(s):
Le paisan parresseux
The Lazy Farmer
- early 1750s
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 16 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches (41.2 x 29.8 cm), Plate: 15 1/16 x 10 1/2 inches (38.3 x 26.7 cm), and Image: 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (36.8 x 26.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK 28"; in brown ink, lower center: "le paisan parresseux"
Lettered, lower left: "Johnn Baptista Piazzetta | Venetius delineavit."; lower center left: "Lorenz Haid | sculpsit."; lower center right: "Cum Cratia et Privilegio Sacr. Casareae | Majestatis."; lower right: "Johann Christian Leopold excudit | Augustae Vindelicorum a.16."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- boy | cravat | farmer | gaze | genre subject | gesture | lazy | long hair | man | peasant | sloth
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Print made by Johann Lorenz Haid, 1702–1750, German, Le paysan paresseux, early 1750s
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