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A Tour to the Lakes
A Tour to the Lakes
Date:
ca. 1807
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
34.5 x 24.7 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2513
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A parson with grotesque features propositions an attractive young maid at the bottom of a staircase in a country inn; the woman holds a candle and bedpan on her way to bed; the scene is watched by an angry man from his bedroom door; at the top of the stairs a young rake drunkenly stumbles.