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Image of Rear View of a Kneeling Man

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Hendrik van der Borcht, the elder
Flemish (1583 - 1660) Primary



Rear View of a Kneeling Man

Late 16th century - mid 17th century
Engraving

Sheet
4 11/16 in. x 3 3/16 in. (11.91 cm x 8.1 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: X.977
Geography: Europe, Netherlands
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: Dutch

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  • Dutch - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of the Netherlands, or in general to cultures that have occupied the same area in northwestern Europe along the North Sea. It is often used to distinguish the culture of the northern historic Netherlands from "Flemish," which is the culture of the southern Netherlands or Flanders. It may also be used to refer in general to the culture of Germanic or Teutonic peoples; however, this meaning is seldom found in modern texts.
  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
  • human figure
  • kneeling - The act or posture of falling or resting on one's knees.
  • men - Refers to male human beings from young adulthood through old age.

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  • Sheet Dimensions: 4 11/16 x 3 3/16 in. (11.906 x 8.096 cm)

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/162069 |title=Rear View of a Kneeling Man |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=1/29/2023 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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