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The Pig Killers
The Pig Killers
Date:
ca. 1652
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching, Drypoint, And Engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 112 mm (4 7/16 in.) rondo; Sheet: 118 x 116 mm (4 5/8 x 4 9/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Michael Berolzheimer
Ex coll. J. E. Herings (end of 19th century), Lugt 2698 (stamp in purple ink with armorial seal in an oval). Also an unidentified collector's mark: purple ink stamp enclosed in a square.

Accession Number:
1998.201.24
Acquisition Date:
1998-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Michael G. Berolzheimer in memory of Michael Berolzheimer

A family gathers around the slaughtering of a pig in front of a house in a dimly lit evening scene.