French (1592 - 1635) Primary
Beggar supporting himself with stick (Le guex appuye sur un baton)1622
Etching on wove paper
5 9/16 in. x 3 7/16 in. (14.2 cm x 8.7 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.883
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
This object has the following keywords:
- beggars - Those who subsist by asking for alms.
- etchings - Prints made from an etched printing plate, which is a metal plate on which a design is made by coating the plate with an acid-resistant substance, creating a design in the coating, and then exposing the plate to acid, which etches the plate where the metal is exposed. For designs incised directly into a copper plate using a burin or graver, use "engravings (prints)."
- French - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of France, or in general to cultures that have occupied the area of the modern nation in western Europe.
- men - Refers to male human beings from young adulthood through old age.
- walking sticks - Sticks held in the hand and used for support in walking, especially as a fashionable and often ornamental accessory when taking a walk.
- Sheet Dimensions: 5 9/16 x 3 7/16 in. (14.2 x 8.7 cm)
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