The interior of a cloth merchants: 1690

Egbert van Heemskerk

The interior of a cloth merchants: 1690
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 24cm x 22cm

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The interior of a cloth merchant's. The figure of the merchant, probably a linen draper, sitting down on the left, appears to be a portrait. The scene also features a fellowship porter, holding a bale of cloth and two clients at the back, one with a tally stick possibly calling out measurements. The shop appears to be situated in a complex of similar shops with a wholesale vintner 'outside', sampling wine with a group of three men examining the contents of a Dutch glass over a barrel.

Image Details

Artist/Photographer/Maker
 
Date
 
1690 AD - 1690 AD
Image Number
 
001585

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