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Bauernbursche mit Krug (Peasant Youth with Jug)
  • Wilhelm Leibl
    1844–1900
    born: Cologne, Germany ; died: Würzburg, Germany
  • Bauernbursche mit Krug (Peasant Youth with Jug), circa 1875–1877
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 144 x 94 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 319 x 248 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 5/8 x 3 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0015
Description

Portrait of a young man sitting and holding a jug; 3/4 profile, face is highlighted with unetched space and stippled strokes; hand is highlighted, as well. Other than these two areas of the print, the work is heavily etched - especially the hat and coat.