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Creator:
Print made by Johann Jacobus Haid, 1704–1767
after Andreas Nilson, active 1724
Title:
Das Biquet Spiel
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 11/16 × 16 1/4 inches (32.3 × 41.3 cm) and Image: 11 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches (28.3 x 41 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Ordo sequela simul similes quce ludere chartas| Permiuttit ludum conficit esse borum, | Mortales Stoledi ludo sic quceritur ordo, | Ordine cur nullo cura salutis erit? | J. E. Nilson invent."; lower center: "DAS BIQUET | SPIEL. | 4"; lower left: "Die Ordnung Fologe, Reyh u. wassich ahnlich schickt | wird hier ein Romel sein, dem guter Vortheil glucklt | Wie thoricht sind wir nicht, was wir im spielen liben | zu zanserm wohlseyn nicht sorgaltig wis zuuben? | J. J. Haiod sc et exc. Aug. Vince."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1427
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bread | candles | card games | card table | cards | child | dining room | dog (animal) | family | games | genre subject | lace | men | pitcher | ruffs | wife | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23280
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