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Craftsman (Handwerker)

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Craftsman (Handwerker)

ca. 1833-1905
19th/20th century

Adolf Menzel (aka Adolf von Menzel), German, (1815–1905)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Pen lithograph on grey paper
Series: from set of twelve lithographs Twelve New Year’s Cards for Various Professions (Zwölf Neujahrskarten für verschiedene Stände)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Hans Zeeck
Bibliography: Dorgerloh 84; Bock 104.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1960
Accession Number: 1960.4.3.12

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  • craftsmen - Use for those who practice an occupation, trade, or pursuit requiring manual dexterity or artistic skill. For those who create or construct artifacts directly by their own labor, especially as their profession or primary occupation, use "makers." [August 1994 scope note changed; related term added. December 1992 alternate term added.]
  • labor - Usage in the sense of physical work
  • occupations - From TGM: (former DAC keywords "professions" and "trades" assimilated to this term in 2010)
  • sets (groups) - Use with reference to a group of things designed to be used or viewed together. [March 1993 descriptor moved. April 1991 descriptor changed, was "sets"; alternate term changed, was 'set'.]

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