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Creator:
Print made by Johann Lorenz Haid, 1702–1750, German
after Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, 1682–1754, Italian
Published by Johann Christian Leopold, 1699–1755, German
Title:

Le paysan paresseux

Additional Title(s):

Le paisan parresseux

The Lazy Farmer

Date:
early 1750s
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1970.3.1378
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | cravat | farmer | gaze | genre subject | gesture | lazy | long hair | man | peasant | sloth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23229
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