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Violinspilleren (The Violin Player)
  • Joseph van Keller
    1811–1873
    active: Germany
  • Violinspilleren (The Violin Player), 1844
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching, engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 132 x 173 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 204 x 272 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 3/16 x 6 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/16 x 10 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Compton
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0096
Multimedia
Description

Interior scene with peasants in foreground room dancing, drinking and music making. Figures in background are seated around a barrel drinking and playing cards.