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A Man at a Table Smoking a Pipe

ca. 1670-1677
17th century
247 x 180 mm (9.7 x 7.1 in.)

Attributed to Wallerant Vaillant, Dutch, (1623–1677)
Possibly after Gabriel Metsu, Dutch, (1629–1667)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint on laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Inscribed, lower left: “I. Covens et. C. Mortier Excudit”; inscribed in brown ink, lower center: “Gabriel Metzu”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Robert Hoe? (inscribed in pencil on verso: “Robt Hoe (?) Coll”)
Bibliography: Wessely 60 ii/ii (p. 34); Hollstein 91 ii/ii as “A Man at a Table Smoking a Pipe.”
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.2.1

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This object has the following keywords:
  • figures (representations) - Representations of humans or animals. [July 1998 related term added, "statues". December 1997 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.]
  • male figures
  • smoking - From TGM:

  • plate Dimensions: 247 x 180 mm (9.7 x 7.1 in.)

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