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Dutch genre prints depicting smoking and related subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Created: [ca. 1647]-1837
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Shelf locator: Arents Prints 95-678
Pipes (Smoking)
Content: Plate marks, when present, range from 6.5 x 6.5 cm. to 27 x 38 cm.
Content: Print by Lange, after Vois, is blind stamped: Artist's proof, London.
Content: Titles and legends in Dutch, English, French, German, Latin.
Content: Print makers include François Basan, William Baillie, Johannes Bemme, Louis Marin Bonnet, M. Brandmüller, Leendert Brasser, Jean Daullé, David Deucher, Claude Duflos, William French, Jean Gaujean, J. Goldar, J, Gole, M.G. Helmlehner, Jean Heudelot, Wenceslaus Hollar, W. Lambert, J.P. Lange, Jan de Later, Pieter de Mare, Pieter Quast, William Say, Pieter Schenck, Josef Selb, Wilhelm Steelink, W. Vaillant, H. Visjager, and unidentified printmakers. Artists include Bega, A. Brouwer, G. Dou, Liss, Metsu, Mieris, Steen, Van Penen, C. Visscher, Vois and others.
Content: Prints depict smoking, particularly in taverns where there is also drinking, card and game playing, reading, music, and men and women in amorous situations. There are also domestic scenes, showing families around the hearth, and men and women sitting together at tables. Also included is a print of monkeys in clothing, smoking, and a portrait of Jan Steen standing next to a self-portrait.
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12504422
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f3577270-c605-012f-30d7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Smokers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3ae8c9a-23f1-3a83-e040-e00a180645a5

Chicago/Turabian Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Smokers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3ae8c9a-23f1-3a83-e040-e00a180645a5

APA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. Smokers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3ae8c9a-23f1-3a83-e040-e00a180645a5

Wikipedia Citation

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