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Cripples, Fools, Musicians, and Beggars

after 1570
16th century

After Hieronymous Bosch (aka Hieronymous van Aken), Dutch (Netherlandish), (ca. 1450–1516)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
State: first of two states
Bibliography: Hollstein 34 (vol. 3, p. 144); Paul Lafond, The Prints of Hieronymus Bosch, translated and edited by Susan Fargo Gilchrist (San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 2002), no. 20 (includes previous bibliography). Compare Erwin Pokorny, “Bosch’s Cripples and Drawings by His Imitators” in Master Drawings vol. 41, no. 3 (2003): 293–304.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.25

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  • beggars - Those who subsist by asking for alms. WCOL9 [December 1992 alternate term added. December 1990 descriptor added.]
  • music - The art concerned with the combining of vocal or instrumental sounds in measured time to communicate emotions, ideas, or states of mind, usually according to cultural standards of rhythm, melody, and, in most Western music, harmony. [January 1995 scope note added. December 1991 related term added; related term added.]
  • musicians - Those skilled or specializing in the art or practice of music, such as composers, conductors, and performers. [January 1995 scope note added. February 1993 descriptor moved. November 1992 alternate term added. March 1992 related terms added.]

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