Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Mountebank
  • Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich
    1712–1744
    born: Weimar, Germany ; died: Dresden, Germany
  • The Mountebank, 1740
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 265 x 190 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 373 x 278 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 10 3/8 x 7 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 10 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0738
Description
Exhibitions

A man is pointing to a chart with a stick pointer, while several men, women and children listen. Outdoors. To the left is a young man with a type of rat cage on a pole.