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The Henpecked Husband
  • Harmen Jansz. Muller
    circa 1540–1617
    active: Netherlands
  • The Henpecked Husband, circa 1595
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 162 x 169 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 6 3/8 x 6 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 11 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 368 x 288 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0070
Catalogue raisonné

Half-length figure in center of roundel, of a man holding a hen; farmhouse with open door, right middle ground of large center figure, woman in doorway seated, appearing to put on pair of trousers. Roundel surrounded by script.