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Killing the Pig
Killing the Pig
Artist:
Date:
17th–18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Brown Ink And Gray Wash
Dimensions:
Sheet: 161 x 211 mm (6 5/16 x 8 5/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1986.2.65
Acquisition Date:
1986-01-01
Credit Line:

Gift of George Hopper Fitch

A large pig lying on a ladder that has been placed over two barrels. A man is throwing water on it from one side, while two other men are holding it in place. Two additional men are watching in the background while drinking from a cup or jug. Three of the men wear wide-brimmed hats, while another wears a cap. The building in the background has more than one floor and and awning. The scene seems to be outdoors.