The Hog Killers

The Hog Killers

Description
Circular print. 8th state, late impression, trimmed to edge of image; no plate mark. Night scene with figures gathered around hog which is being slaughtered. See Godefroy 41.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
etching
Object Type
Etching
date made
ca 1652
original artist
Ostade, Adriaen van
place made
The Netherlands
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 11 cm; 4 11/32 in
ID Number
1978.0534.29
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.29
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Netherlands
Animals
Food Processing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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