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The Procuress (Les Offres d’Amour)

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The Procuress (Les Offres d’Amour)

ca. 1623-1629
17th century

Ludwig Büsinck, aka Ludolph Büsinck, German, b. born ca. 1590
After Georges Lallemand, French, (1560–1636)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in tan, brown, and dark brown inks from three blocks
State: Second state
Bibliography: Le Bl. 22; Nagler, Lex. II, 310; Hollstein 24 ii; Wolfgang Stechow, “Catalogue of the Woodcuts by Ludolph Buesinck,” Print Collector’s Quarterly, vol. 26 (1939), 24; Walter L. Strauss, Chiaroscuro: The Clair-Obscur Woodcuts by the German and Netherlandish Masters of the XVI and XVII Centuries (London: Thames & Hudson, 1973), 96.
Credit Line: Gift of David Keppel (Wesleyan honorary degree 1929), 1953
Accession Number: 1953.6.4

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This object has the following keywords:
  • erotica - Depiction or description of sexual love. For depiction or description of sexual activity in an exploitative, abusive, or violent context, use "pornography." [March 1994 related term added.]
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]

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