Carl Ernst Christoph Hess
German (active Darmstadt, Germany, 1755 - 1828) Primary
The Quack Doctor1797
26 5/16 in. x 18 7/8 in. (66.8 cm x 48 cm)
Gift of Abby A. K. Turner Van Pelt Griscom, Class of 1952, Katherine Drexel Van Pelt Beaver, and Charles B. P. Van Pelt
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: VP.414
Geography: Europe, Germany
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Collection: Drexel–Van Pelt Collection
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- didactic and propaganda
- 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."
- German - Refers to the cultures, periods, and styles of the modern nation of Germany, or the cultures that have occupied the area of the modern nation in central Europe. More broadly, it can refer to the cultures of the ancient groups of related peoples who inhabited central and northern Europe, and who spoke dialects from which the Germanic or Teutonic languages developed.
- physicians - Practitioners of medicine with a doctorate in any of its branches, especially those licensed by the proper authorities.
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